Robert Nobles, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been nationally recognized for his service as a leader and mentor for campus diversity and research with underserved populations.
Nobles received the 2016 National Role Model Administrator Award in Higher Education from Minority Access Inc. at the 17th annual National Role Models Conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 1. He was nominated by Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Taylor Eighmy, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and UT President Joe DiPietro.
“We are proud that Robert is being honored for the great work he does for our university as well as the nation’s larger research community,” Cheek said. Continue reading