Born to Franklin Dunn and Martha (Montgomery) S. in South Bend, IN.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts from Denison University.
Teaches as an assistant instructor at the University of Maryland.
Serves with the US Army through 1960.
Becomes an administrative assistant for the South Bend Tribune through 1966.
Becomes a circulation consultant for Imperial Valley Press in El Centro, CA.
Marries Kathryn Joan Foley.
Becomes president of the Bloomington Boys’ Club through 1971.
Becomes chairman of the board of Schurz Communications, Inc. and continues to serve in this role.
Serves on the board of directors United Way Monroe County through 1981.
Is a member of the Indiana University Foundation and has served on the board of directors since 1986.
Serves as president of the Hoosier State Press Association and does so again in 1997.
Serves on the board of directors of the Newspaper Association America through 1995 and again from 2002 to 2008.
Is a member of the Inter-American Press Association; served on the board of directors since 1995 and is an honorary president for life.
Receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
Serves as foundation board chairman of the Newspaper Association America through 2006.