Mr. Hostetter came to the Purdue Center in 1962 and retired in 2001 as an assistant professor emeritus of English. He received his A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1952 and the M.A. degree from Indiana University in 1954 which was followed by additional course work at Indiana University from 1954-1956. In 1962 he was appointed admissions officer at the Purdue University Center. He was also responsible for publicity and publications of the Center. In addition to his teaching assignments in the latter years of his career at IPFW he was an advisor for the School of Arts and Sciences.