Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Laura Strickler '94 has been named executive director for administrative planning in the Office of the Executive Vice President at Princeton University. Strickler was most recently associate director for administration at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton, a position she held since 2011.
Among Strickler's responsibilities, she works closely with other senior administrators to implement major university initiatives and lead cross-university projects. She will also supervise three associate directors and support the Andlinger Center in its transition to a new associate director for administration.
"Laura Strickler has an unwavering commitment to excellence in all that she does and a deep dedication to serving the University," Executive Vice President Treby Williams said. "Laura's achievements at the Andlinger Center, which included leading the center's first strategic planning process with its faculty executive committee, are emblematic of the outstanding work she has done in every position that she has held at Princeton over the last 18 years. I am very pleased that Laura is returning to the Office of the Executive Vice President as its executive director."
Strickler joined Princeton University in 1996 in the Office of Human Resources and has held a variety of positions since. Prior to joining the Andlinger Center, Strickler was associate director for administrative planning on the executive vice president staff from 2006 to 2011. She is on the board of the Princeton Federal Credit Union and served from 2010 to 2012 on the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer's finance advisory council. Strickler received the President's Achievement Award in 2013 for exceptional performance.
Strickler earned a B.A. in English and art history from William Smith College. As a student, she was a member of the William Smith Congress. Strickler went on to earn a master's degree in organizational dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. She served as assistant director of admissions at Hobart and William Smith from 1994 to 1995.