Bachelor of Arts with honors, Southern Illinois U., 1954; Master of Arts, Southern Illinois U., 1958.
Budget officer State of Kansas, Topeka, 1956-1966; executive director, Iowa Board Regents, Des Moines, since 1966.
Member Iowa Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1974-1981. National.adv. county National Center Higher Education, 1974-1983, National Commision on Correctional Education, 1974-1976. Member Governor's Management Advisory Council, Iowa College Student Aid Commission, since 1981, Iowa Higher Education Facilities Commission, 1967-1971.
Member State of Iowa Improvement Corporation With United States Army, 1946-1947. Member State Higher Education Executive Officers (past president) and other higher education associations.
Married Anita Joann Sweeney, January 7, 1950. Children: Robert Bruce, Rebecca Lynn, Pamela Ann, Mary Beth (deceased).