West Lafayette, IN — Prominently featured in The Inner Circle, Charles Barron Roth is acknowledged as a Life Achiever for his contributions to the Field of Agricultural Studies and Agronomy.
Dr. Roth earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Soils from the University of Missouri. He also received a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Roth is considered a specialist in agricultural studies and agronomy. He previously served as a professor of agronomy at Purdue University from 1968 to 2001. The doctor retired from his position as an educator and maintains the honorary title of professor emeritus at the university. He has published more than 50 articles and participated both nationally and internationally in public speaking events pertaining to his field.
In his spare time, Dr. Roth has served as the chair of the State Vision Services Committee of the Lions Club in Indiana for many years and is a member of his local United Methodist Church. Dr. Roth was inspired to pursue a career as an educator by his father and attributes much of his success to his drive and inquisitive attitude. According to Dr. Roth, he is notably proud to have guided many students in their academic and professional endeavors.
He would like to dedicate this honor with special thanks to his wife, Roberta Jean Roth, to whom he has been married 58 years.