Bachelor, University Washington, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1968.
Visiting research fellow Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 1968-1969. Assistant professor economics Health Economics Research Center, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1969-1971, associate professor, 1971-1975. Professor, program director Graduate School Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1975-1979.
Eller Distinguished Service professor Eller College Management, University Arizona, Tucson, since 1980, dean, 1980—1995, interim dean, 2004—2005. Vice provost University Arizona, 1992—1995. Visiting associate professor University California-San Diego, 1971-1972.
Board directors The FINOVA Group, Apache Nitrogen Products, Ventana Corporation.
Board directors Junior Achievement of Tucson, 1980-1988, St. Joseph Hospital, Tucson, 1980-1983. Vice chairman Arizona Commission on Long Term Care, 1983-1984. Member national advisory committee Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program for Prepaid Health Care, 1983-1988.
Member Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (board directors, 1990-1996, president, 1994-1995).
Married Esther J. Davenport, July 26, 1977. Children from previous marriage: Morgen Jennifer, Jason Andrew.