Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1940; Master of Arts, Oberlin College, 1941; Master of Fine Arts (Ford Foundation fellow), University of Minnesota, 1955.
Instructor fine arts, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1941-1942;
instructor to professor, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1946-1985;
Young-Hunter professor art, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1982-1985;
acting department chairman fine arts, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1967-1968;
chairman, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1970-1972, 73-79;
director, National Defense Education Act East Asian Language and Area Center, 1967-1968;
project director, Peace Corps Training Program, summer 1964-1965;
director, Taiwan Summer Chinese Language Program, 1969. Preceptor University of Minnesota, 1951. Visiting professor architecture department Tunghai U., Taichung, Taiwan, 1973.
Visiting professor Sarah Lawrence College, Lacoste, France, 1979, 80 Cleveland Institute Art, Lacoste, 1985.
Member Oberlin Zoning Board Appeals, 1955-1957. Chairman Oberlin Planning Commission, 1960-1961, 63-65. Member Oberlin City Council, 1968-1969.
Board directors Karamu Foundation. Chairman of the board of trustees Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association, 1974-1976, 89-90, honorary trustee, since 1990. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Member National Association Schools of Art and Design (director 1970-1980, president 1975-1978), Mid-American College Art Association (Executive Board 1963-1966, 89-91), College Art Association(director 1979-1989, secretary 1982-1984, vice president 1984-1986, president 1986-1988, president county since 1992), Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Sarah Ann Clagett, May 29, 1942. Children: Margaret C., Tacie L., Juduth L., Kemper D.