Dr. Worthley came to IPFW in 1966 and retired in 1988 as professor emeritus of mechanical engineering technology. He also served as dean of the engineering program. He received degrees from Ohio State University (B.S.M.E., 1957), Michigan State University (M.S., 1958) and University of Detroit (D.Eng., 1972). PE (Indiana). He coached basketball for IPFW.