Bob and Regan Brown
The Bob and Regan Brown Endowed Scholarship in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology was established in 2011 by Dr. Robert (Bob) D. Brown and his wife, Regan. Dr. Brown served 6 years as the Dean of the College of Natural Resources at NC State, retiring in 2012. He attended the University of California at Davis from 1963-65 and obtained his BS in Animal Nutrition from Colorado State University in 1968. After serving in the Marines in Vietnam, he attended Penn State University, receiving his PhD in Animal Nutrition/Physiology in 1975. He was on the faculty of Texas A&I University and a Research Scientist with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute in Kingsville, Texas from 1975-87, then Head of the Wildlife and Fisheries Department at Mississippi State University from 1987-93. From 1993-2006 he was Head of the Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department at Texas A&M University, while also serving as the National President of The Wildlife Society in 2005. In 2006 Dr. Brown joined the College of Natural Resources at NC State University. His research interests were in wildlife nutrition and the biomedical use of antler growth in deer.
Regan attended St. Johns College in Santa Fe, NM and then obtained her BSRN from Texas Christian University in 1981 and an MS (Nurse Practitioner) from the Mississippi University for Women in 1992. The Browns have three sons, Adam C. Brown, Jason E. Brown and Alex Severance and three grandchildren.