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Glenn P. Strehle '58, SM '60

Treasurer and Vice President for Finance 1994 - 1998
Treasurer and Vice President 1986 - 1994

Treasurer and Vice President for Finance 1994 - 1998
Treasurer and Vice President 1986 - 1994

 

Glenn P. Strehle ’58 SM ’60
Treasurer, emeritus
Treasurer and Vice President for Finance, 1994 - 1998
Treasurer and Vice President, 1986 - 1994
Treasurer, 1975 - 1986

Glenn P. Strehle is treasurer emeritus of the Institute and an active alumnus. After completing his studies, he joined the Boston investment firm Colonial Management, but remained president of the MIT Club of Boston and vice president of the Alumni Association. Mr. Strehle returned to MIT as treasurer in 1975, a position he held until his retirement in 1998. During his 23 years as treasurer, he led several initiatives that completely changed the management of MIT’s endowment funds, life income funds, and retirement plans. Mr. Strehle was also the architect and motivator of MIT’s five-year Campaign for the Future, which concluded in 1992 and surpassed its $550 million fundraising goal by more than $150 million.

Mr. Strehle was the recipient of MIT’s Karl Taylor Compton Prize and the Alumni Association’s Bronze Beaver Award, given in recognition of outstanding service to the association and to MIT. He holds two degrees from MIT and is also an internationally recognized expert on educational technology and co-founder of MIT World, an online video archive of symposia and lectures. 

Highlights of this interview include:

  • More than $700 million raised in MIT’s Campaign for the Future
  • Dual administrative roles in the financial aid office and the athletics department
  • Receiving MIT’s Karl Taylor Compton Prize and Bronze Beaver Award
  • Accomplishments and experiences as MIT’s treasurer from 1975-1998
  • Financial development of University Park
  • Founding of MIT World

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