Bachelor in Psychology, University New Hampshire, 1955. Master of Social Work, University Pittsburgh, 1965. Bachelor's Degree, Oberlin College, 1968.
Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education, Walden University, 1978.
Community peace intern American Friends Service Committee, New York, 1958—1961, youth secretary Pittsburgh, 1961—1963. Acting. coordinator, director community affairs Hill House Association, 1965-1969. Instructor, acting director human services Lincoln University, 1969-1975, associate professor, assistant director masters human services program, 1977-1979.
Assistant professor, director social work and human services Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976. Associate professor, chair, field coordinator department social work Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan, 1980-1987. Assistant professor, field coordinator department social work Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1987-1991.
Director social service Downingtown (Pennsylvania) Industrial and Agricultural School, 1991-1992. Assistant professor, acting chair department social work and gerontology California University Pennsylvania, 1992—2002. Retired, 2002
Evaluator gang control programs City of Philadelphia and Youth Service Inc., 1973-1975.
Consultant, evaluator Dauphin Commission on Drugs and Alcohol, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1978. Secretary Saginaw County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Advisory Board, 1982-1986. Consultant social work program Carlow College, Pittsburgh, 1994-1999.
Member general committee, development committee Friends Committee on National Legislation, Washington, 1973-1979. Member National Association of Social Workers (western North Carolina unit secretary since 1980, Lifetime Achievement award Pennsylvania 2002), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (student chapter vice president), American Association of University Professors, Council on Social Work Education (delegate since 1980), Michigan Association Baccalaureate Social Work Programs (president 1983-1985), Pennsylvania Association Undergraduate Social Work Education (president 1997), Phi Alpha.
Son of; married Joyce Caswell, June 22, 1952 (divorced March 1969). Married Barbara Walters, December 31, 1974. Children: Gail N., Dale A., Paul N., Neal A., Dennis L. Walters, Marcia W. Turner.