- B.S. Civil Engineering 1969
- M.S. Environmental Engineering 1971
- Chairman and CEO, Montgomery Watson Inc.
- Elected 2011
Murli Tolaney brought commitment, enthusiasm, and vision to the California-based James M. Montgomery Consulting Engineers. As executive vice president and CEO, he orchestrated a merger with the United Kingdom's Watson Hawksley to form Montgomery Watson, the first truly global environmental engineering firm, achieving a pre-eminent position both water and wastewater services. The KU School of Engineering awarded him the Distinguished Engineering Service Award in 2000.