Master of Arts, Papal Atheneum, Poona, India, 1969. Master of Arts, St. John's University, 1970. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota.
Principal St. Xavier's School, Chaibasa, India, 1962—1964. Director education Archdiocese, Minneapolis, 1969—1973. Instructor University Chicago, 1974—1975.
Director undergraduate studies University School Management, Minneapolis, 1975—1980. Associate dean instruction Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, 1981—1984. President Inver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights, since 1984.
Senior research fellow American Institute Indian Studies, 1972, Ford Foundation, 1972, McMillan Foundation, 1973, Smithsonian Institute, 1980, American Philosophical Society, 1980.
Member of Rotary Club, Inver Grove Heights Chamber of Commerce, American History Association, American Association Asian Studies, American Association Junior Colleges.
Married Florence Kokila Arul, May 8, 1969. Children: Gitanjali, Patrick, Nirmala.