Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1954. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1964.
Assistant instructor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1953—1954. Engineer General Electrical, Kansas City, Missouri, 1954. Research and Development engineer Aero Division, Minneapolis Honeywell, Minneapolis, 1957.
Engineer rocket test Rocketdyne North America Aviation, Neosho, Missouri, 1958—1959. Instructor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1959—1961. Assistant professor University Missouri, Columbia, 1964—1968, associate professor, 1968—1978, professor, 1978—1989, professor emeritus, since 1989.
Owner Donald L. Creighton, Doctor of Philosophy, P.E., Columbia, Missouri, since 1965. Consultant in field; Lieutenant JG United States Navy, 1954-1957, Korea.
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Welding Society, Society of Automotive Engineers, American Society for Agricultural Engineers, American Society for Metals, Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Tau, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.
Married Monica Ann Price, November 27, 1953. 1 child Christopher Price.