Bachelor of Arts, Erskine College, 1959; Master of Arts, University South Carolina., 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina., 1967; honorary degree, Lander College, 1991.
Instructor, University of Southern California-Coastal Carolina branch, Conway, 1960-1962;
member of faculty, Wofford College, since 1964;
dean college, Wofford College, 1970-1972;
president, Wofford College, since 1972. Past president South Carolina. Association Colleges Universities.
Past chairman South Carolina. Tuition Grants Commission, 1972. Member South Carolina.
Commision on Archives and History. President So.Univ. Conference. Board directors American Council on Education.
Chairman, Board Of Directors NationsBank, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Board of directors Spartanburg County Foundation, United Way, chairman, 1991. Member South Carolina. History Association (past president), National Association Indiana Colleges Universities(chairman 1985-1986).
Married Ruth Osborne, February 1, 1958. Children: Julia Ruth, Maryrose Lyle, Joab Mauldin III, Henry Herbert.