Bachelor of Science in Education, University Nebraska, 1964. Master of Arts in Speech Education, University Nebraska, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy of Communications Education, University Colorado, 1974.
Teacher speech and theatre, Nebraska City H.S., 1964-1966; teacher speech and theatre, Lincoln (Nebraska) Public Schools, 1966-1969; teaching associate committee, U. Colorado, Boulder, Denver, 1969-1972; assistant professor committee, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 1972-1977; professor committee, Missouri We. State College, St. Joseph, since 1977.
Elder Control Christian Church, St. Joseph, since 1986. Scoutmaster Troop 36 Boy Scouts American, St. Joseph, 1993-1995, cubmaster, 1991-1992.
Married Joan Maxine Brown, December 22, 1963. Children: Michelle, Penny, Thomas, Andrew.