Born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Roy Eulliss Jumper and Mary Ruth Linville.
Becomes a librarian’s assistant at Indiana University.
Becomes an intern at Cummins Engine Foundation in Columbus, Indiana.
Receives a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Becomes assistant managing director of International Business Associates.
Receives a Master of Public Administration from the University of Maine.
Becomes an associate instructor at Arizona State University.
Receives a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Tennessee.
Becomes an adjunct professor at Middlesex Research Center with the U.S. Navy.
Attends Central Texas College with the Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE).
Serves as a consultant for The Linville Family LLC in South Padre Island, Texas.