Bill Gehling, A74, G79, is senior advisor to Advancement, focusing on fundraising opportunities in support of Tufts Athletics, the School of Arts and Sciences, and various university priorities. During his 16-year tenure as director of athletics, 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.