Bachelor, Southern Missionary College, 1959. Master of Arts, Andrews University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1966.
Dean applied arts and technical, Ontario (Canada) Colls., North Bay, 1968-1973; academic dean, Olivet College, 1973-1976; president, Castleton State College, 1976-1979; president, Southampton College, 1979-1983; professor communications and history, Southampton College, 1973-1983; president, professor, Pittsburg State University (Kansas), 1983-1995; president, Kilang Nusantara Pacific, since 1995; executive vice president, Shepherd of the Hills Entertainment Group, Branson, Missouri, since 1997.
Member Kansas Advisory Council of Community College's. Board directors International University Thailand. President International University Foundation.
Member Speech Communication Association, Association Asian Studies, International University Foundation (president), Rotary.
Children: Carrie, Jennifer, Gregory, Andrew.