GSU WEST CAMPUS GETS NAME CHANGE Title is homage to former Grambling State University president R.W.E. Jones; changed name of recently acquired property Grambling State University West Campus. In honor of GSU longest serving president, R.W.E. Jones, the university's 157-acre west campus is called Grambling State University West Campus: R.W.E Jones Annex. The name was approved by the University of La Sys Board of Supervisors. From 1963 until 1977, Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones, often referred as "Prez," served as president. Before that, he worked at Grambling for 10 years as a math professor, band director of the world-famed Tiger Marching Band and dean of men.
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