Born to Richard Hughes and Lucy Jane (Whitaker) Marshall in Madison, WI.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin.
Is a Ford Foundation Scholar until 1963.
Achieves a Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin.
Teaches as an elementary school teacher in Madison, WI until 1966.
Is a communications arts specialist at the University of Wisconsin until 1971 and the director of the WHA School of the Air until 1972.
Teaches as an assistant professor of communication arts at the University of Wisconsin until 1972.
Serves as the director of educative services for the Wisconsin Educational TV and Radio Services until 1989.
Serves on the Central Educational TV Network Board of Directors until 1974 and again from 1976 to 1978.
Receives the American Bar Association Gavel Award and an Ohio State Award.
Serves on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Task Force ITV until 1979 and again from 1982 to 1984.
Serves on the Public Broadcasting Service Board until 1982 and the Advisory Committee until 1987.
Teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Extension as an instructor of adult education until 1998.
Publishes first article in the Wisconsin Magazine of History; Marshall family history Gateway Press in 2009.