Dr. Anna Prentiss, a University of Montana anthropology professor and archaeologist, has been named the University’s 12th Regents Professor. The Montana Board of Regents approved the honor during its Nov. 15 meeting in Missoula. Prentiss’ new title is Regents Professor of Anthropology. Regents Professor is the top rank awarded to faculty members in the Montana University System. Established in 1991, the Regents Professor title is earned by faculty members who demonstrate unusual excellence in instruction, scholarship and service, as well as distinctive impact through their work.