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APSU college dean named an AGR “Brother of the Century”

The dean of Austin Peays College of Science and Mathematics has been named one of the Brothers of the Century by Alpha Gamma Rho.

Dr. Gaines Hunt is one of 715 members honored as Brothers of the Century by Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) during its 58th annual convention, held recently in Columbus, Ohio, where the fraternity was founded 100 years ago.

The purpose of the Brothers of the Century Award is to recognize the best of the best members of AGR throughout the fraternitys first 100 years.
The dean of Austin Peay's College of Science and Mathematics has been named one of the Brothers of the Century by Alpha Gamma Rho.

Dr. Gaines Hunt is one of 715 members honored as Brothers of the Century by Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) during its 58th annual convention, held recently in Columbus, Ohio, where the fraternity was founded 100 years ago.

The purpose of the Brothers of the Century Award is to recognize the “best of the best” members of AGR throughout the fraternity's first 100 years.

Hunt was chosen for the honor because he is known for the highest principles, values and ideals of Alpha Gamma Rho and, most importantly, because he is a role model for young men.

Hunt received his undergraduate degree in agriculture from APSU and his doctorate in animal nutrition and physiology from Mississippi State University.

He has been on the APSU faculty for 33 years, working his way up to the rank of full professor of agriculture. He has served as department chair and in other administrative posts prior to his recent full-time appointment as dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

A charter member of Alpha Gamma Rho's Beta Mu Chapter, Hunt served as the faculty adviser AGR for many years. AGR is a national professional/social agricultural fraternity of about 60,000 members nationwide with chapters in 65 campuses in the United States.
—Dennie Burke