AB, Eastern College, 1963. Master of Science, Drexel University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Drexel University, 1987.
Assistant director libraries Stockton State College, Pomona, New Jersey, 1972-1975. Education materials administrator Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, 1975-1977. Library, assistant director university libraries State University of New York, Albany, 1978-1980.
Director university libraries Long Island University, Brooklyn, 1981-1985. Director library services Holy Family College, Philadelphia, 1985-1989. Director university libraries Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, 1989-1992.
Vice president information services Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa, 1992-1993. Independent consultant, author St. Louis, 1994-1997. Director library Fontbonne College, 1997-1998.
Head information & learning services Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, since 1998. Researcher Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1971-1989. Consultant, college visitor Middle States Association, Philadelphia, 1989-1992.
Consultant City of Thousand Oaks, California, 1991, Impact Technologies, St. Louis, since 1995.
Consultant League of Women Voters, Harrisburg, 1967-1970. President PTO, Vineland, New Jersey, 1973-1974. Member, WEB site advisory committee Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, since 1997.
Member American Library Association (buildings for college and university libraries committee 1979-1981), Catholic Library. Association (board directors, finance committee 1987-1989), Tri-State Library. Cooperative (board directors 1985-1989), Consortium for Health Information (board directors 1985-1989), Academy Libraries Brooklyn (board directors 1981-1985).
Married Julianna Sue Adams, October 11, 1962 (divorced November 1995). Children: J. Andrew, Timothy Robert, Jonathan David. Married Kathryn Jean Baehr, December 9, 1995.
Children: Gabriel Joseph, William Joseph, Peter Joseph.