Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1951. Master of Public Administration, Indiana University, South Bend, 1976.
Assistant editor, Industrial Maintenance Magazine, Philadelphia, 1951-1953; managing editor, Alexandria (Indiana) Times-Tribune, 1953-1957; reporter, South Bend Tribune, 1957-1961; associate editor, South Bend Tribune, 1961-1969; assistant to chancellor, Indiana U., South Bend, 1969-1983; editor, Notre Dame Magazine, 1983-1995; free-lance writer/editor, since 1995. Adjunct associate professor of University Notre Dame, since 1983, Indiana U., South Bend, 1970-1984.
Member Society Professional Journalists, South Bend Press Club (past president), Sibley Society Magazine Editors.
Married Carolyn Huebner, June 11, 1952. Children: W. Robert, Mary Carol (deceased), Jeanne, John, Margaret.