Renee Frantum joined the HPER faculty after serving four years in the Student Development and Institutional Advancement offices. She completed her undergraduate studies at Asbury University in Recreation with an emphasis in Equine and Journalism. Her education continued at Eastern Kentucky University, earning a MS degree in Recreation "Equine" Therapy in 2009.
Renee is a PATH Intl. certified therapeutic riding instructor and teaches in the areas of therapeutic horseback riding and therapeutic recreation. She instructs the therapeutic riding lessons at the University's Equine Center, as well as at another riding farm in the area. Renee is a resident of Wilmore with her black lab, Maddison Jean Belle.