AB, Henderson State Teachers College, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1935; Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1936; postgraduate, Louisiana State University, 1936-1938; Julius Rosenwald fellow, U. North Carolina, 1940-1941; Doctor of Laws, Ohio Wesleyan University, Cleveland-Marshall Law School, 1956.
Assistant to dean, Graduate School, Louisiana State University, 1936-1941;
coordinating officer, Southern Graduate School Survey and Work Conference, Tulane University, 1941-1942;
chief educational surveys branch, National Roster Science and Specialized Personnel, War Manpower Commission, Washington, 1942-1943;
chief education division retng. and re-employment administration, unites states department Labor, 1946;
assistant executive secretary, President's Commision on Higher Education, 1946-1948;
director training, Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1948-1949;
Arkansas commissioner education, Little Rock, 1949-1953;
chief, United States Ednl. Commission, Egypt
co-director, Egyptian-American Joint Common for Education, 1953-1955;
president, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1956-1981;
president emeritus, Baldwin-Wallace College, since 1981. Cons. Federal Security Agency.
Council advisers United States Commission Education. Governor's adviser Council on Land Utilization. Member Executive Committee Board Control for Southern Regional Education.
Director Arkansas Teachers Retirement System. Member Cleveland Committee Higher Education.
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Board of directors Cuyahoga Company Library. Board directors Lake Erie Junior Museum, St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Young Men’s Christian Association. Chairman S.W. General Hospital Foundation.
Member World Council on Methodism. Vice president Ohio Council Churches. Member coordinating council General Conference Methodist Church, member program council.
Delegate World Methodist Council, London, England., 1966, World Family Life Conference, London, 1966. Delegate to Consultation on Evangelism, World Methodist Council, Frankfurt, 1970. Trustee Lake Erie Opera Association Served from ensign to Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.
Member Ohio College Association (president 1970), American Society International Law, American Political Science Association, National Education Association, American Association School Adminstrs., Arkansas Education Association Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Georgianna Arnett, February 23, 1939. Children: Anna Belle, Alfred Bryan, III, Alexandra Burke, Stephen Arnett.