Dr. Victor R. Prybutok


Ph.D., Environmental Analysis and Applied Statistics, Drexel University, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, June 1984. GPA 3.9

M.S., Occupational and Environmental Health, Drexel University, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (Required for H.E.W. funding), May 1980. GPA 3.96

Clerkship, Department of Research Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 1979

M.S., Bio-Mathematics, Drexel University, May 1976. GPA 3.7

B.S., Drexel University, May 1974. GPA 3.5, High Honors (Magna Cum Laude), Psi Chi


"Development of a Technique for Comparing Relative Risk as Measured by Leukemia Incidence of Radionuclide Air Stack Emissions from Nuclear Versus Coal Power Generation," Ph.D. Dissertation, Drexel University (June 1984), available from University Microfilms.

Honors, Awards & Professional Certifications

Professional Certifications:

  • CQE, Certified Quality Engineer - American Society for Quality, Certification number 29004.

  • CQA,Certified Quality Auditor - American Society for Quality, Certification number 08739.

  • CQM/OE, Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence - American Society for Quality, Certification number 02510.

  • PSTAT®, Accredited Professional Statistician - American Statistical Association, through July 31, 2022. 

Honors and Awards:

  • 2018 Decision Sciences Institute Lifetime Distinguished Educator Award

  • 2017 American Society for Quality Gryna Award for co-authoring the paper, ‘SNSQUAL: A Social Networking Site Quality Model,’ published in 2016 in Quality Management Journal.

  • Federation of Business Disciplines Outstanding Educator Award, South West Decision Sciences Institute 2015 Outstanding Educator Award.

  • University of North Texas, College of Business 2009 / 2010 Outstanding Senior Researcher Award.

  • Toulouse Scholars Award, selected as the University of North Texas Toulouse Scholar for the 2007-2008 academic year.

  • Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence for Research Implications for three manuscripts, Citation of Excellence for Practical Implications for four manuscripts, and Citation of Excellence for Readability for two manuscripts

  • Literati Club (MCB Press) 1998 Highly Commended Award for manuscript in Work Study, Volume 46, Issue 5, 1997.

    University of North Texas, College of Business Administration 1997-98 Professional Development Institute - Business Administration Fellowship Award

  • Literati Club 1997 Award for Excellence, Highly Commended (runner up for MCB press Outstanding Paper) for manuscript in Work Study, Volume 44, Issue 7, 1995, March 11, 1997.

  • Decision Sciences Institute, Southwest Region Irwin Distinguished Paper Award, March 1997.

  • University of North Texas Developing Scholar Award for 1996/97

  • Marquis Who's Who in America, 1999- Present Editions

  • Marquis Who's Who in American Education, 1992- Present Editions.

  • Marquis Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 25th Edition, 1997 - Present Editions.

  • Marquis Who's Who in the Finance and Business, 35th Edition, 2005.

  • Texas Quality Award Examiner - 1993.

  • Irwin S. Hoffer Award from the American Society Quality for Control - Philadelphia Section for outstanding service in stimulating the application of Statistical Quality Control procedures by industry in the Delaware Valley (1991).

  • H.E.W. Fellowship for 1978-1979 and 1979-1980 academic years.

  • Teaching Assistantship for 1974-1976 academic years.
    B.S. with High Honors (Magna Cum Laude).


University of North Texas, Denton, TX
May 2016 - Present Vice Provost of Graduate Education and Dean of the Toulouse Graduate School
Fall 2018–2020 President of the Association of Texas Graduate Schools
Fall 2001 - Present Regents Professor of Decision Sciences in the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences
Feb 2016 – Aug 2016 Interim Dean, College of Information
Fall 2014 – May 2016 Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research, College of Business
Summer 2010 - Summer 2014 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Toulouse Graduate School
Fellow in the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge
Fall 2007 - Summer 2010 ITDS Dept Doctoral Program Coordinator
Sep 2000 - Summer 2004 Doctoral Program Director, College of Business Administration
1991 - Summer 2008 Director of the Center for Quality and Productivity, Dept. of Information Technology and Decision Sciences. College of Business Administration.
1997 - Spring 2001 Professor
1991 - Spring 1997 Associate Professor
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
1980 - 1991 Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods, College of Business and Administration; Director of the Drexel Center for Quality and Productivity; Faculty of Environmental Studies Institute; Executive Council of the Center On Intelligent Manufacturing, Processing and Quality Technologies

Director of the Drexel University Center for Quality and Productivity
1984 to 1985 Campbell Soup Company, Camden, N.J. Senior Biostatistician
1984 to 1986 Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Philadelphia, PA Adjunct Assistant Professor
1976 to 1978 School District of Philadelphia, PA. Teacher of Mathematics, Secondary Schools.