Bachelor, Carroll College, 1960; Master of Science, Indiana U., 1962; Doctor of Education, Indiana U., 1965; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Buena Vista College, 1977; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Davis and Elkins College, 1979; Doctor of Education (honorary), Columbia College, South Carolina., 1987.
Assistant dean students, Wisconsin State University, 1962; assistant dean college, Wittenberg U., 1965-1976; vice president, dean college, Lindenwood Colls., St. Charles, Missouri, 1967-1970; executive director, College Center of the Finger Lakes, Corning, New York, 1970-1974; president, Council of Indiana Colls., Washington, 1974-1986; president, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, 1986-1990; president, Quehl Associations, Quehl Group, Lafayette, California, since 1990. Consultant in field, since 1990.
Member secretariat National Center for Higher Education. Board directors St. Norbert College, Carroll College, Muskingum College, Elmira College, National Association Indiana Colleges and Universities, independent sector, Cornell College. Member American Council Education, American Conference Academy Deans, National Panel for Women in Higher Education, North Central Association Academy Deans (past president).
Children: Scott Boyer, Catherine Mary.