SDSU College of Business Administration


Danelle Hauther, coordinator for the Sports Business MBA program, was deployed in the U.S. Coast Guard from 2010 – 2013 and currently serves in the reserves. Her current rank is petty officer, 2nd class (E5).


Retired management information systems lecturer, Dr. Max Lund flew 153 combat missions over North Vietnam and Laos and also served as associate professor in the U.S. Air Force Academy in the 1960s and 1970s. He retired from the Air Force as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years of service.

WarschauerFinance professor emeritus, Dr. Tom Warschauer, was an enlisted in the Navy from 1962-1968. He concluded his service with the U.S. Navy as a Polaris sub sailor ET1(SS).

SciglimpagliaMarketing professor emeritus, Dr. Don Sciglimpaglia, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968 – 1971. He left the Marines as a first lieutenant.

Management information systems professor, Dr. Murray Jennex, served in the U.S. Navy from 1977 to 1981. He served as a nuclear propulsion officer.



ReilyManagement lecturer, Dr. Patricia Reily, served in the U.S. Navy from 1974 – 1995. She retired from the military as a commander.


Dr. Charles W. Lamden, founding dean of SDSU’s College of Business Administration and namesake of the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.


Accounting professor emeritus, Dr. Jim Williamson was in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. During most of that time he was stationed at the First Field Artillery Headquarters Battalion, Camp St. Barbara, Korea. He concluded his service as a specialist E-4.



WhittenburgAccounting professor, Dr. Gene Whittenburg served in the U.S. Navy for two years and left with the rank of petty officer, 3rd class. At right, Gene Whittenburg at 20-years old on RR while on West-Pac duty off Vietnam in 1969. He was a seaman at the time.

The chair of SDSU’s management department, Dr. Larry Rhyne, served in the U.S. Army. His final classification was a specialist 5th class.


Finance professor emeritus, Dr. Tony Cherin, was a Naval officer and he served in Vietnam. He was on active duty from 1963- 1972 and retired in 1986 while achieving the rank of commander 05.