Bachelor, Agnes Scott College, 1941. Master of Arts, University Kentucky, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1952.
Diploma, University Paris, 1953. Certified university administration, University Wisconsin, 1977.
Instructor Spanish, Pikeville College, 1942-1944; instructor Spanish, Jacksonville College, 1944-1946; assistant professor, Centre College, 1946-1948; chairman French, Elmhurst College, 1951-1954; associate professor to chairman modern languages, Millikin U., 1956-1963; associate professor, then professor modern languages, Ohio U., 1964-1969; assistant chairman modern languages, Ohio U., 1964-1969; professor, State University of New York, Brockport, since 1969; chairman foreign languages, State University of New York, 1969-1977; director of overseas program, State University of New York, Tours, France., 1986; visiting professor, Indiana U., 1987; evaluator, Middle States Association Colleges Schools, since 1978. Owner Dutch Creek Hereford and Angus cattle.
Master conservationist Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1988. Member American Civil Liberties Union, National Organization of Women, United University Professions (vice president political action committee 1989), Supervisory Control Of Program Execution (board directors 1991), Great Meadows Angus Association, American Angus Association, American Polled Hereford Association, Eta Sigma Phi, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Kappa Phi.