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Ridenour named director of School of Agriculture and Geosciences

On July 5, the Tennessee Board of Regents approved the appointment of Dr. Gregory Ridenour, professor of geography, as director of Austin Peay State Universitys School of Agriculture and Geosciences, effective immediately.

Ridenour came to APSU in 1993 as assistant professor after serving as a lecturer of geography at the University of Texas at Tyler from 1990-93.

He earned both his bachelors and masters degrees in earth science from Northeastern Illinois University. His doctorate in geography is from Texas A&M University, College Station.
On July 5, the Tennessee Board of Regents approved the appointment of Dr. Gregory Ridenour, professor of geography, as director of Austin Peay State University's School of Agriculture and Geosciences, effective immediately.

Ridenour came to APSU in 1993 as assistant professor after serving as a lecturer of geography at the University of Texas at Tyler from 1990-93.

He earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in earth science from Northeastern Illinois University. His doctorate in geography is from Texas A&M University, College Station.

Ridenour has published extensively in professional journals. Currently, he is researching non-point source pollution modeling in the Red River Basin, which is funded by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

He is a member of the Association of American Geographers and the American Water Resources Association. — Dennie B. Burke