Bachelor of Arts Georgia, 1947. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1956. Doctor of Education, University Florida, 1956.
Instructor political science Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1948-1950. Vocational counselor, placement director St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, 1955-1958. Junior college specialist United States Office Education, Washington, 1958-1965.
Professor higher education Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1965-1968. Professor and chairman department higher education University Missouri, Columbia, 1968-1971. Regional commissioner United States Office Education, Atlanta, 1971-1978.
Education consultant, writer, since 1978. President council university and colleges American Association Community and Junior Colleges, 1970-1971.
Treasurer, trustee Georgia Federal/Military Retiree Coalition, Atlanta, since 1992. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1940-1946. Captain United States Air Force, 1950-1953, lieutenant colonel retired.
Member Reserve Officers Association (life), Georgia Department of Reserve Officers Association (chairman retirement affairs committee 1990-1996), National Association Retired Federal Employees (district officer region 4 Georgia Federation 1989-1992, president Dunwoody chapter 1987-1989), Sigma Chi (life), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Eva Sue Womack, May 1, 1943. Children: Robert Alan, Carol Jean Rankin, Richard Jens (deceased), Conrad Stephen.