Executive Director, The Office of Alumni Engagement
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Bill Gehling, A74, G79, is executive director for the Office of Alumni Engagement and is responsible for overseeing alumni engagement efforts across the University. Working in collaboration with alumni engagement staff at the University’s professional schools, OAE has a special focus on supporting undergraduate alumni and coordinates programming for reunions, alumni chapters, shared interest groups, and a travel-learn program. Previously, he served as Senior Advisor for University Advancement for 4 years immediately following his 16-year tenure as Director of Athletics. As AD, Bill saw the construction of new facilities, multiple NCAA championships won by teams and individuals, and the expanded reach of the program. Bill's genuine and unfailing devotion to Tufts grows out of more than four decades at the university, first as a student, then a coach, followed by director of athletics before joining University Advancement. Bill was honored in 2015 with the Tufts Athletics Distinguished Achievement Award as well as the Hosea Ballou Medal. In 2016, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Tufts Alumni Association.