Bachelor, Seattle University, 1960. Master of Arts, Drake University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington State University, 1966.
Chairman history department Braldey University, Peoria, Illinois, 1966-1970. Dean of arts, humanities Moorhead (Minnesota) State University, 1970-1973. Academy vice president University Evansville, Indiana, 1973-1977.
President Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio, 1977-1984. Director College Management Consultant, Wilmington, Delaware, 1984-1985. Professor Midland (Texas) College, since 1985.
Consultant higher education development Judson College, 1975, Tennessee Wesleyan University, 1975, Philander Smith College, 1977, Wilmington College, 1979, Antioch Presidential Commission Fiscal and Academy Policies, 1977-1979. Vice chairman Higher Education Policy: American Council on Exercise Energy Commission, 1979, chairman, 1984, chairman energy task for finance, 1982-1984, subcommittee member on education, 1982-1984.
Lay reader Trinity Church, 1985, Eucharistic minister, 1989. Tutor Casa de Amigos Children's Tutor, since 1985. Board directors Casa de Amigos, since 1987.
Participant Outward Bound, Colorado mountains, 1989. Sergeant U.s. Army, 1949-1954. Member Plaza Club.
Married Margret L. Simmons. Children: Paul, Susan, Carol, Katherine, Damon, Andrea, Alexia.