Remembering Emil T. Hofman

I was very sorry to hear today about the passing of Professor Emeritus Emil T. Hofman, a legend at Notre Dame, who until recently, was still greeting people on his bench near the Main Building. I met Emil soon after I came to campus in 2008, when he said, “Hey, Dean!” and invited me to sit with him. I returned to my office talking about this kind, elderly gentleman, and Marianne, my assistant who had been on staff more than 50 years, explained, “That is the legendary Professor Hofman!”

Emil T. Hofman

Emil T. Hofman

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