Bob Jones University names new board chairman

The Associated PressSeptember 19, 2013 

— Bob Jones University has named a new chairman for its Board of Trustees.

The Greenville school says Larry Jackson was selected at a meeting on Thursday.

Jackson replaces Bob Jones III, who announced in May he would step down as chairman and become a member of the school’s Associate Board of Trustees. Jones is still the university’s chancellor.

Jackson is chairman of Jackson Marketing Group and Jackson Motorsports Group.

He has been on Bob Jones’ Board of Trustees since 1982, and both his parents worked at the school for decades. He has bachelors and masters degrees from the school and was named Alumnus of the Year in 2000.

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