Memorial resolution for Robert Zink

08-27-2020

Robert E. Zink, Professor emeritus of Mathematics, an award-winning teacher, student advisor, and supporter of performance arts in the Lafayette area, died of natural causes Thursday, 30 July 2020, in West Lafayette. He was 91 years old.

Bob Zink first came to Purdue as Instructor in 1953/54 and then as Assistant Professor in 1956.  He retired in 1998 and continued to teach for free for many years after his retirement, most recently in 2017.

We will present a formal memorial resolution at a College of Science faculty meeting later this year.

More obituary info

Memorial Resolution for Robert Zink (PDF)

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