Bachelor of Science, Boston University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Boston University, 1949. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Lowell, 1965.
Doctor of Public Administration (honorary), Northeastern University, 1967. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Clark University, 1978. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Guadalajara, 1986.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), New England College, 1988.
Lecturer, instructor, Boston University School Law, 1949-1953; special counsel, Senate Committee on Armed Services, 1953-1954; executive secretary, chief assistant, United States Senator Leverett Saltonstall, 1955-1958; deputy administrator, VA, Washington, 1958-1960; member, 87th-92d Congresses from 5th Massachusetts district under-secretary general for political and general assembly affairs, United Nations, 1972-1975; administrator United Nations development program, United Nations, 1976-1986; president Salzburg Seminar, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Salzburg, Austria, since 1986.
Trustee Boston University, 1972-1988. Board visitors Georgetown School Foreign Service. Board directors Panos Foundation, Population Crisis Committee, Save the Children Federation Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Fellow United States Institute of Peace (Distinguished), National Academy Public Administration (senior ). Member Society International Development (governor council), Council Foreign Relations, Overseas Development Council, Technoserve, American Academy Diplomacy.
Married Josephine Anne Neale, January 1, 1981. 1 child, Stephanie Hilary Jennifer. Children from previous marriage: Susanna Francesca, Anthony Bradford.