Dr. L. Gregory Jones
President of Belmont University

“Our aspirations for the next decade are limited only by our imagination.

We want to be a university that aspires to big dreams–God-sized dreams. Dreams that can transform lives.”

L. Gregory Jones on Belmont's campus

Meet Greg

A celebrated speaker, author, educator and business leader, Dr. Greg Jones believes in supporting communities through hope-inspired leadership and instilling a sense of purpose and entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation. He is dedicated to collaborative bridge-building across diverse perspectives and seeks to leverage his work as a University President to form leaders of character who are committed to helping people and communities flourish.

He speaks all throughout the Middle Tennessee area and beyond on a variety of related topics and is excited about his work across campus and throughout the Nashville community. Under Greg’s leadership, Belmont is furthering its efforts to become the leading Christ-centered University in the world, radically championing the pursuit of life abundant for all people.

Greg’s Writings

Attend the Hope Summit: Time to Dream Together

Attend the Hope Summit: Time to Dream Together

Belmont University’s strategic visioning process for 2030 is well underway, and I’m grateful to each member of our community for their efforts in accomplishing this work together.  One important way to continue our efforts toward impacting the lives of others is...

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Renewing Our Commitment to Interdependence

Renewing Our Commitment to Interdependence

At Belmont University, we take our trees seriously. As a designated arboretum situated just two miles from downtown Nashville, we make a concerted effort to protect these life-giving organisms, which provide a canopy for our community and sanctuary for local wildlife....

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Latest News & Updates

A Day to Dream: Fall Festival to finish up the Hope Summit at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, October 25, 2022. Photo by Sam Simpkins

Helping Regions Thrive by Making Hope Real: Belmont Hosts Inaugural Hope Summit

Hope did indeed abound as Belmont University hosted its inaugural Hope Summit October 24-26. The three-day event focused on making hope real in participants’ lives, work and communities.

A photo of Erik Moses

Curb College’s Diversity in the Entertainment Industry Symposium Welcomes Keynote Erik Moses

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business hosted the fourth annual “Minding the Gap: A Diversity in the Entertainment Industry” Symposium Oct. 6-7 during Belmont University’s Diversity Week. 

Balloons drop on the new Bruin class of 2026 at Matriculation on Sunday, August 21 in the Curb Event Center Arena.

Hope-Inspiring Enrollment Numbers Set for Belmont University’s First Week of Classes

Enrollment at Belmont University continues making positive trends with total student enrollment reaching 8,995 for Fall 2022. New student registrations surpassed the admissions office goal with 1,939 new Bruins registering for classes.