AB, Washington University, St. Louis, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1970.
Assistant professor Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1969-1975. Executive director Maine Humanities Council, Portland, 1975-1978, Society for Values in Higher Education, New Haven, 1978-1989. Director leadership, ethics and values program North Center College, Naperville, Illinois, since 1989.
Instructor, research fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1980-1986.
Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Jane Christie, August 29, 1964 (divorced 1983). Children: Timothy, Andrew, Matthew. Married Jeanne Anne Link, March 17, 1986.