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Gary Grudnitski Awarded 2015 Faculty Monty

Gary Grudnitski receiving the Faculty Monty

SDSU provost, Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka (left) hands the Faculty Monty statuette to Dr. Gary Grudniski

Dr. Gary Grudnitski was named the 2015 recipient of the Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Faculty Contributor from the College of Business Administration. Known as the "Faculty Monty", it is SDSU’s most prestigious faculty award, which is presented annually to one faculty member from each of SDSU's seven colleges. Grudnitski was presented with his Monty at during the SDSU’s annual All-University Convocation on August 20, 2015.

Nominated for the award for his “significant service to the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, the College of Business Administration, San Diego State University and California State University”, Grudnitski has been instrumental in implementing the college’s new undergraduate curriculum that will commence in Fall 2015. He has also played an instrumental role in numerous committees on a college, university and system-wide level including the College Steering Committee, the University Promotions and Tenure Review Panel and the CSU Accounting Review Team.

“Dr. Grudnitski’s numerous contributions have been substantial and have had an immense impact on the college, the university and the CSU system,” said Dr. Dennis Cradit, dean of SDSU’s College of Business Administration. “He continuously strives for excellence in his teaching, his research and his administrative work and brings with it the ability to work through the details of each initiative he undertakes to reach a successful implementation.”

Dr. Grudnitski’s numerous contributions have been substantial and have had an immense impact on the college, the university and the CSU system.
Dr. Dennis Cradit

Grudnitski currently serves as the director of undergraduate programs for the College of Business Administration and has been a professor of accounting at the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy since 1988. He joined the SDSU from the University of Texas at Austin.

Grudniktski earned his Ph.D. in at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in 1975 and earned both his MBA and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Saskatchewan.