AB summa cum laude, Augustana College, 1945; Master of Divinity summa cum laude, Augustana Theological Seminary, 1949; AM with honors, University of Chicago, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1955; Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Denver, 1978.
Instructor in religion, Augustana College, 1946-1947;
instructor in philosophy and German, Luther College, Wahoo, Nebraska, 1949-1952;
dean, Luther College, 1953-1954;
research assistant, university fellow, University of Chicago, 1952-1953;
instructor, University of Chicago, 1954-1957;
assistant professor, University of Chicago, 1957-1958;
director research joint boards parish education, Lutheran Church American, 1958-1959;
visiting associate professor, University of Michigan, 1959-1962;
associate professor, University of Michigan, 1962-1963;
dean College Liberal Arts, professor philosophy, Wittenberg (Ohio) U., 1963-1967;
provost, professor, Wittenberg (Ohio) U., 1967-1969;
acting president, Wittenberg (Ohio) U., 1968-1969;
professor higher education, U. Denver, 1969-1977, 78-90;
executive vice chancellor and acting chancellor, U. Denver, 1977-1978;
vice chancellor academic affairs, U. Denver, 1984-1987;
associate provost, U. Denver, 1988-1989;
professor emeritus, U. Denver, since 1990. Director study foreign study programs Federation Regional Accrediting Communications Higher Education, 1970-1972. Consultant in field; board directors National Center for Higher Education Management Systems Management Superior vena cava syndrome.
Trustee Capital U., Columbus, Ohio, 1983, vice Chairman of the Board, 1987-1989, 91-94.
Board visitors Air Force Institute Technology, 1978-1983, Chairman of the Board visitors, 1981-1983. Member American American Association Higher Education, Association for Study Higher Education, Comparative and International Education Society, Blue Key, Phi Beta Kappa (alumnus member).
Married Helen Edith Klobes, December 18, 1948. Children: Alicia Ann, Jonathan Karl, Susan Elaine.