Bachelor in Economics, University Cincinnati, 1962. Master Accounting, Ohio State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, Ohio State University, 1969.
Assistant professor business School Business, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1968-1975; associate professor business School Accounting, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1975-1981; professor business School Accounting, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1981-1988; director, professor School Accounting, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1982-1987; interim dean College Business, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1986-1987; associate dean, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1987-1988; chairman, professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1988.
Treasurer Norman Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1977-1985, president, 1986. Member American Accounting Association (president Administrator Accounting Program Group 1988-1989, American Assembly Collegiate Schools Business (accreditation review task force 1989-1991), Ohio region 1993-1994), National Association Accountants (national director 1986-1988), Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (liaison committee chairman 1983-1985), American Finance Association, Finance Executives Institute, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Janet Lee Mills, September 1962 (divorced). Children: Michael David, Jennifer Renee. Married Patricia Ann Reed, August 8, 1979.