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Robert Trentham , Ph.D.
Position: Associate Professor of Biology and Faculty Athletics Representative
Campus Phone: 865-471-3253
Campus Box: 72017
Dr. Trentham, a 1984 graduate of Carson-Newman, earned his M.S. degree in biology at Tennessee Tech, and the Ph.D. in plant sciences from the University of Tennessee. He is a former Carson-Newman athlete and an outstanding scholar and professor ( You haven’t really walked in a forest until you walk with Bob and listen as he discusses flora and fauna).
Bob joined the Carson-Newman faculty in 1989. Wife, Kim, and son, Heath, are Carson-Newman graduates, while daughter, Shannon, is a sophomore at C-N.
Each college is required by the NCAA bylaws to have a Faculty Athletics Representative. Dr. Trentham was appointed to this position this Fall.