Bachelor of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1967. Master of Arts, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1972. Educational Specialist, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1974.
Education writer, Rockford (Illinois) Morning Star, 1969-1970; coordinator News Bureau, Control Michigan U., Mount Pleasant, 1970-1975; director News Bureau, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1975-1978; director university relations, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1978-1982; director university information, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982-1989; assistant vice president, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1989-1994; interim chief institutional advancement officer, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1994-1996; executive director communications, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1996-1998; assistant to vice chancellor, Oregon U. System, since 1998. Consultant U. Arizona, Tucson, 1984, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, Kansas, 1984, Glassboro (New Jersey) State College, 1988.
Member Mayor's Task Force on Public Artwork, Manhattan, Kansas, 1981. Board directors Lincolnfest Celebration, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1983-1987, Oregon Special Olympics, 1976-1978. With United States Naval Reserve, 1965-1973.
Member Council for Advancement and Support of Education (medal awards since 1980), American Legion, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of Commission 1983-1989), Century Club (board directors 1990-1993).
Married Judith Lee Chlopecki, July 13, 1968. Children: Michael, James, Suzanne, Gary, Meredith.