Jim Miller has a Ph.D. in Soil Science from the University of Alberta. Although not an alumni of the University of Lethbridge, he is a strong supporter of the UofL. Jim attends most of the live sporting events, music concerts, and recitals, and he takes classical guitar and flute lessons at the UofL Conservatory at CASA. Jim has also collaborated with the UofL on reserach and teaching. Jim also volunteers with many other community groups.