The Passing of Jerry Streichler, Emeritus Executive Director
Monday, July 6, 2015
It is with great sorrow that we share with you the news that Jerry Streichler passed away on July 2, 2015. Jerry Streichler's life began in the lower east side of Manhattan, NYC. He earned his B.S. From Newark State College, N.J.(now Kean University), N.J. an M.A. From Montclair State University, N.J. and a Ph.D. From New York University. His dedication to students and professionals preparing for and serving in technology careers included visiting professorships at Staten Island C.C. of the City University of N.Y., University of Michigan, Rutgers University, and the University of Missouri, Columbia before becoming Professor of Technology and the Founding Dean, College of Technology, Bowling Green State University in 1967. In 1992, upon his retirement, he was named Dean Emeritus of the College of Technology from Bowling Green State University having demonstrated personal faith in and commitment to countless undergraduate and graduate students . During his 30 years as Executive Director of Epsilon Pi Tau (1976-2006), he established the Epsilon Pi Tau International Office at Bowling Green State University, instituted the Journal of Technology Studies, established highly successful exemplary initiations at national and international organization meetings, established the Epsilon Pi Tau Historical Archives at the Bowling Green State University Library, and initiated a successful proposal to become a member of the highly respected Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). Dr. Streichler was living in San Diego, CA with his wife, Rosalind who survives him along with his three children who are also residing in California. We express our deep sympathy and condolences to his wife and family upon his passing on July 2, 2015.