Summer/Fall 2009 -- Volume 1 Issue 2 [ Return to Table of Contents ]
Remembering Bob Vantine: a DEMA Colleague and Friend
Robert W. Vantine
July 23, 1961-August 11, 2009
Indiana University lost an employee dedicated to helping others while enhancing diversity when Robert "Bob" Vantine passed away on August 11, 2009, at his parents' home in LaPorte, Indiana.
Bob served as associate director of the IU Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development and as director of the Office of Strategic Mentoring on the Bloomington campus. He was a wonderful listener with a smile for everyone.
Bob Vantine received a BA degree in education from Indiana University and a master's degree in counseling from IU South Bend. He taught in the LaPorte School System before working at IU.
Bob was a member of LaPorte County 4-H and LaPorte County Horse and Pony Club. He showed on the national circuit of the Appaloosa Horse Club. He loved his horses and his John Deere 60 tractor.
A memorial service for Bob Vantine was held in Bloomington on August 25, 2009, at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Grand Hall. Bob was a loyal friend and respected colleague. He is greatly missed by all who knew him.
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