Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1917; Education.M., Harvard University, 1923; Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1928; Doctor of Letters, William Jewell College, 1988.
Teacher mathematics, William Jewell High School, 1915-1917;
teacher science, Leavenworth (Kansas) High School, 1917;
principal, Junior Senior High School, Atchison, Kansas, 1919-1922;
head department secondary education, School Education, U. Tennessee, 1923-1924;
associate professor education, Washington University, St. Louis, 1924-1928;
associate professor education, New York University, 1928-1930;
professor, New York University, 1930-1960;
professor emeritus, New York University, 1960-1988;
president, Roxbury Press, from 1928;
vice-president, director research, Institute Instrl. Improvement, from 1960;
president, Mailings Clearing House, Inc., from 1967. Director Chemical Bank.
Chairman of the Board Roxbury Press, Inc. Member advisory council Public Education Association, 1942-1960. Member United States Treasury Committee Tax Education, 1942-1943.
Member commission on educational policies National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1940-1944. Executive manager National Safety Council, 1944-1945. Member of advisory council Center for Safety Education, 1942-1960.
Member secondary education commission President's Highway Safety Conference, 1946, chairman, 1947-1950. Honorary president National Council for Junior High School Administration, 1974-1985.
Trustee Missouri Valley College, Marshall. Member president council New York University, 1969-1975. Board directors Missouri Safety Council, 1973-1987.
Member Northern American Revolution Bicentennial Honorary Commission, 1976. With United States Army, World War, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member Progressive Education Association (board directors 1933-1938, treasurer 1935-1938), American Association of University Professors, National Committee Advancement Secondary Education (secretary), Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.
Clubs: Mason, Tri City Country (president 1968), Kansas City, New York University.
Married Hazel Tutt, August 20, 1917. 1 child, Edwin Tutt; married Helen I. Halter, June 22, 1944.