Trent Palmer


Director of Alumni Relations

Trent Palmer is the Director of Alumni Relations at Anderson University. Trent earned his BA in Physical Education and Health at Anderson University and an MS in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Indiana State University.

Trent began his career at AU as the Resident Director of Smith Hall in 2007. He continued as a Resident Director for the apartments after his 4-year stint in Smith Hall. Palmer also previously served as the Director of Student Engagement, where he oversaw the Campus Activities Board, Intramurals and Social/Service Clubs. In 2019, Palmer became the Director of Young Alumni Engagement and in March of 2020, took over as Director of Alumni Relations. Trent is also the public address announcer for Anderson University men’s basketball games.

Trent is married to Becca (Pruett ’07) Palmer and has two children, Mae and Bly.

Trent has faithfully served at Anderson University since 2007.