Posted: Friday, November 8, 2013 10:00 am | Updated: 12:01 pm, Fri Nov 8, 2013.
By KELSEY SULLIVAN Staff Reporter, The Exponent On-Line
Michael Takeda | Photo Editor
romance started in South Bend, Ind., and two professors of liberal
arts have been running everywhere together ever since.
and Sarah Mustillo found themselves teaching at Purdue after meeting
in South Bend. Sarah, an associate professor in sociology, and
Thomas, an assistant professor in political science, were brought
together by fate, they said, in an unassuming bar.
saw him and asked my friends, ‘Who is he?’ Then he was gone. I
was really disappointed I wasn’t going to meet this person,” said
Sarah. “Then we all went to a second bar; he showed up, walked in,
came right over and started talking to me. It’s like it was meant
they both completed graduate school, the couple went on the job
market together. Thomas said they were happy to find jobs together in
that Thomas and Sarah are settled, their daily routine contains a lot
of running — running after their three kids, running to campus and
running for exercise.