Bachelor, Bethany Nazarene College, 1956. Master of Teaching, Central State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1972.
Minister Church of the Nazarene, Texas, Oklahoma. Professor Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, 1968-1980, dean, professor, 1980—2002. Retired emeritus professor, since 2002.
Evaluation team member Oklahoma State Department Education, Oklahoma City, 1980-1994.
Member National Communications Assn, Central States Communications Association (advisory council 1977-1990), Oklahoma Theatre Speech Communications Association (president 1976-1977, Outstanding Teacher award 1980), Christian Adult Higher Education Association (council member 1994-2000, president 1997-1998), North Central Association (evaluation team member 1968-1980, consultant-evaluator for colleges universities since 1994).
Married Marti L. Rogers, August 19, 1956 (deceased September 1966). Children: Sherri, Randal, Cynthia, Jeffrey. Married Nila Arlene West, January 19, 1968.