Bachelor of Science in Education, Kent State University, 1958; Master in Art Education, Wayne State University, 1966; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1974.
Chairman art department, Southfield (Michigan) High School, 1961-1966; assistant, associate to professor, Eastern Michigan U., Ypsilanti, 1966-1982; chairman art Department, University Texas, El Paso, 1982-1990; chairman theatre arts, University Texas, El Paso, 1985-1990; associate dean liberal arts, University Texas, El Paso, 1990-1991; associate director external relations, University Texas, El Paso, 1991-1994; chairman theatre arts, University Texas, El Paso, since 1994. Founding member Bridge Center Contemporary Art, El Paso, Texas, 1985-1990.
Chairman Manual Barken Memorial Scholarship committee, 1981-1982. Captain United States Army, 1959-1961. Member National Art Education Association (vice president 1972-1974, silver medal, higher education director 1990-1993), National Council Art Administrators (president since 1994, coordinator National Conference 1990), Western Arts Association (president 1972-1974), Michigan Art Education Association (president 1968-1970), Texas Association School Art (board directors 1991-1994).
Married Arleen Nancy Pratt, June 20, 1959. 1child, Charles Christopher.