Bachelor of Science in Paper Science and Engineering cum laude, Syracuse University, 1964. Master of Science in Paper Science and Engineering, Syracuse University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Paper Science and Engineering, Syracuse University, 1970.
Assistant professor of chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1970-1975;
associate professor paper science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1975-1980;
professor, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1980-1986;
chairman paper science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1973-1986;
executive director, Charles H. Herty Research and Development Foundation, Savannah, Georgia, since 1986. Member university planning committee University of Wisconsin, 1977-1986, chairman, 1979-1981, member University of Wisconsin -system task force, 1980-1981, chairman discipline coordinator group, 1981-1984, member various university committees. Adjunct Professor Georgia Institute Technology, since 1988, Georgia Southern U., since 1988, Institute Paper Science & Technology, since 1996.
Consultant, seminar leader in field. Member Governor's Council on Science & Technology. Chair Georgia Pulp & Paper Consortium.
Fellow Technology Association Pulp and Paper Industry (member academy advisory council 1970-1987, chairman educational activities Lake State chapter 1973-1977, member professional development operations council 1976-1981, chairman continuing education division 1976-1978, chairman LSOC task force young professionals 1978-1981, chairman technical operations council 1985-1987, member human resources division since 1988, board directors since 1992, member various committees, review editor Introduction to Pulp & Paper Interactive Videodisc 1986, Distinguished Service award 1992).
Married Margaret Carroll Hatton, August 6, 1967. Children: Monica, Anne, Michael-Justin.