After receiving his undergraduate degree at Western Illinois State
College in 1936 and his Master's degree from the University of
Wisconsin in 1938, Bob came to Lake Forest College in
In his career at Lake Forest he served a variety of roles and was an active part of the campus. While acting as Director of Admissions, President's Assistant, Vice President for Administration, General Secretary of the College, and finally Director of Alumni Relations and Development, he was an active supporter of student-athletes and athletics. He assisted in many scouting assignments, was an inspirational spectator, and was always willing to offer advice and friendship, which is the quality that endears him to alumni and students alike. The instrumental role Bob played in the creation and development of the Lake Forest College Athletic Hall of Fame in the early 1970s attests to his dedication to the College.
In his retirement, Bob has continued to serve as ambassador for Lake Forest College. He was also a trustee for the village of Gurnee for six years and a member of the Planning Committee. Bob served as president of his condominium association.