November 8, 2018
By Clif Lusk
Dr. Allen Dennis, right, strikes a pose with Dr. William Welch and Dr. Scout Blum in the College of Arts and Sciences following a commencement.
A singing, songwriting, history-loving academic has left the Trojan Nation. Dr. Allen Dennis, former chair of history and associate dean of Arts and Sciences, died Monday, Nov. 5 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss. after a lengthy illness.
Dr. Dennis, an Athens, Tenn. native, was the first member of his family to graduate college…