Institute, 1973—1980, Nelson Art Gallery, 1973—1980, Menninger Foundation, 1982—1988, Dole Foundation, William Allen White Foundation. Member board regents State of Kansas, 1982—1986. Member advisory commission United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1974—1979, chairman, 1978—1979.
Chairman board trustees University Middle-American, 1978—1979. Member consultative board regents University Qatar, 1979—1980. Member of Kansas Association Commerce and Industry (board directors 1975-1982), National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (council president 1971-1980), American Council Life Insurance (board directors 1981-1986), Tennessee College Association (president 1969-1970), Newcomen Society North America, Phi Kappa Phi.