AB, Anna Maria College, 1955. Master of Arts, University Notre Dame, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1972.
Teacher music, director choir, St. John's School, Newton, Massachusetts, 1945-1950; teacher music, director choir, Notre Dame High School, Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1950-1953; instructor to professor, Anna Maria College, Paxton, Massachusetts, 1955-1975; from associate professor to professor, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1975-1992; chairman art department, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1977-1982; consultant to faculty, Marietta (Ohio) College, 1981-1985; director, instructor Institute for Learning in Retirement, Marietta (Ohio) College, since 1992. Founder Marietta Calligraphy Society, since 1981. Director Letters at an Exhibition, Marietta, 1984, 86, 88, By Women's Hands Exhibition, Marietta, 1989-1991.
President, vice president board The Marietta Chorale, 1978-1988. Director St. Mary's Church Choir, Marietta, 1978-1988. Board directors Artsbridge, Marietta/Parkersburg, 1981-1994.
Procedural planner The Incredible Community Playground, Marietta, 1992. Board directors, instructor Institute for Learning in Retirement, since 1992. Member National Society Arts and Letters (local president, vice president board since 1982, national resolutions chair 1988-1990, national career liaison 1992-1994, national editor membership directory since 1994, Career Award Winners, organizer Museum Showcase 1992, A Showcase of Drawings 1995, A Showcase of the Arts 1997, 98,national historian 1996-1998).