Glenn Strehle is the Treasurer Emeritus of MIT. Following his retirement in 1999, Glenn served as Advisor on External Relations to the MIT Center for Advanced Educational Services. He is a co-author of a book chapter on the use of educational technology and has also spoken on this subject at conferences in both the USA and London. He helped create MIT World, an online video archive of meetings at MIT of national and global interest that is accessible on the MIT web site. From 2003 to 2007 he was a principal of Campus Business Advisors, LLC; a consulting organization to colleges and universities. He is a co-author of papers published by Commonfund on the importance of gifts to the growth of endowment funds.
During his 24 years as MIT's Treasurer he led several initiatives that completely changed the management of its endowment funds, life income funds, and retirement plans. In the mid-1980s, he headed the $700 Million Campaign for the Future that raised 25 percent more than its original goal. He also served as Financial Vice President and led an upgrading of its financial reporting for external purposes. During all his years at MIT, he was an ex officio member of its Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Board of Trustees (the Corporation) and worked closely with the trustees in each group.
Prior to Glenn's election as MIT Treasurer in 1975, he was a Vice President and Director of Colonial Management Associates in Boston, a registered investment advisor to mutual funds and institutions. During 13 years there, he was a security analyst and portfolio manager of both mutual funds and institutional accounts. He is a former president of both the Boston Security Analysts Society and the Boston Economic Club. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
He is a member of the Investment Committee for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Pension Plan and chairman of the Investment Committee at the Vanguard School in Lake Wales, FL . He was a Trustee, until 1988, and Chairman (1983-86) of The Commonfund. His past directorships include Baybanks, Inc; BankBoston Corporation; Liberty Mutual Group and Property Capital Trust.