||CHARLES H. BENNETT |
DEAN, College of Mathematics, Sciences, Technology and Health
Professor of Biology (1977); B.S., Stetson University; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.
Office: 135 Carver Hall
|Following the examples set by his parents, and his math teacher in high school, Chuck Bennett knew at a young age that he wanted to be a successful teacher. He prides himself on setting high academic standards and expectations for his students. From 1967 through 1973, Dr. Bennett was involved with NASA in the Apollo lunar landing program, where he assisted in training astronauts to successfully complete their lunar missions. |
He began his teaching career at Kentucky State University as an instructor in 1976, and was hired as an assistant professor the following year. He has served the University in many capacities during his tenure at Kentucky State. During the period 1995 through 2004, he was the faculty representative on the University’s Board of Regents. He was selected as the dean of the college of mathematics, science, technology, and health in 2005. Dr. Bennett is active in the Frankfort community, serving on the Board of the local men’s homeless shelter and “soup kitchen.” He and his wife, Theresa, a KSU graduate, reside in Frankfort.