He served in the Coast Guard in the North Atlantic during World War II.
New York City, New York
Bachelor's degree in forestry from Utah State University, MA (1949) and PhD (1951) from the University of California Los Angeles
Western Illinois University President, director of a Rockefeller Foundation program in Brazil, staff positions at Brigham Young University, U.S. delegate in 1980 to the UNESCO Conference on Education in Bulgaria, president of Western Michigan University, Utah state senator from 1961-1966
American Association of State Colleges and Universities; member of the board of directors of the American Council on Education; a member of the Education Commission for the States; chair of the Michigan Presidents Council of State Colleges and Universities