Bachelor of Science, East Oregon State College, 1955. Master of Science, East Oregon State College, 1956. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1960.
DDM, University Delle Arti, Termi, Italy, 1982. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), St. Andrews President College, 2005.
Assistant Professor of English, Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande, 1955-1956;
associate Professor of English, Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande, 1960-1968;
lecturer English, U. Maryland., College Park, 1958-1959, 66-67;
professor, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina, since 1968. Founder, Executive Board St. Andrews Review & Press, Laurinburg, 1970-1995. Member North Carolina State Arts Council, Raleigh, 1987-1989.
Master poet Atlantic Center for Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1988. Consultant National Council for Arts, Washington, 1969-1971.
(Book by Bayes, Ronald H.)
(Book by Bayes, Ronald H)
Chairman Republican Central Committee, Union County, Oregon, 1967-1968, Scotland County, North Carolina, 1980-1981. Board directors Scotland County Humane Society, Laurinburg, since 1993. With United States Army, 1956-1958.
Member Danforth Foundation (associate), International House Japan, Japan Society, North Carolina Poetry Society (life), Oregon Poetry Association (life), Anti-Vivesection Society (life), Mason.