Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, George Peabody College Teachers, 1950; Doctor of Education, University Texas, 1959.
Assistant professor art, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1950-1954; instructor art and education, Memphis State University, 1954-1957; lecturer education, University Texas, 1957-1959; head art department, National College Education, Evanston, Illinois, 1959-1961; associate professor art, Northern Illinois State University, 1961-1962; executive secretary, National Art Education Association, Washington, 1962-1970; professor, department chairman art, California State University, Northridge, 1970-1972; professor creative arts, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1972-1986; head department, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1972-1976; professor, director Center for Arts Administration, Florida State University, Tallahassee, since 1986; department chairman art education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1986-1990.
Served with Army of the United States, 1945-1946. Member of International Society Education Through Art, National Art Education Association (president 1975-1977, Distinguished Service award 1979, Distinguished fellow 1982, Southeastern Higher Education Art Educator award 1990, Higher Education award 1990, 1999, National Art Educator of the Year 2003), Florida Art Education Association, Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Virginia Josephine Coble, July 11, 1947. Children: Mary Jan, Charles Meeker.