Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State College, 1960. Master of Science, Center Missouri State College, 1963. Educational Specialist, Center Missouri State College, 1967.
Postgraduate, University Kansas, 1967. Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, 1969.
Teacher Knob Noster (Missouri) Public School, 1960-1962. Principal Knob Noster Elementary School, 1962-1963, Knob Noster Junior High School, 1963-1964. Minister education Wornall Road Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri, 1964-1965.
Graduate fellow Center Missouri State College, Warrensburg, 1965-1966, assistant director field service, 1966-1967. Graduate assistant Oklahoma State University, 1968-1969, assistant professor educational administration, 1969-1971, associate professor, 1971-1973, professor, head department administration and higher education, 1972-1975. American Council on Education fellow academy administration internship program University Kansas, Lawrence, 1973-1974, director planning, professor administration, foundations and higher education, 1975-1976, assistant to chancellor, professor, 1976-1977.
President Pittsburg (Kansas) State University, 1977-1983, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, 1983-1991, American Association of State College and Universities, Washington, 1991-1999, Appleberry Enterprises, since 1999. Senior consultant Academy Search Consultation Service, since 2001. Plenary representative University Council for Educational Administration, 1968-1972, member executive committee, 1973-1976.
Educational administration representative Council on Teacher Education, 1968-1975. Chairman American Council Education Commission Leadership Development and Academy Administration. Abstracter University Council for Educational Administration, Columbus, Ohio, 1969-1975.
Assistant state liaison representative to American Association Colleges for Teacher Education, 1971. Coordinator Interested Professors Educational Administration. Consultant North Center Oklahoma Association School Administrators.
Vice chairman advisory council National Council Education Statistics, 1980-1983. Kansas representative to American Association State Colleges and Universities, 1980-1981. President National College Athletics Association President's Commission, 1988-1989.
Chairman board directors Thoroughbred Technologies, 2000-2002.
Trustee Marquette General Hospital. Board directors Actor's Theatre, since 2003. Member National Education Association, American Association for Higher Education, American Association State Colleges and Universities (chairman policy and purposes committee), American Educational Research Association, National Conference Professors Educational Administration, Executive Club Louisville, Mace and Torch, Rotary, Masons (33 degree), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta, Phi Sigma Phi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Psy.
Married Patricia Ann Trent, June 5, 1960. Children: John Mark, Timothy David.