Julius Adams Stratton
Julius Adams Stratton (1901 - 1994) was a U.S. educator. He attended the University of Washington for one year, where he was admitted to the Zeta Psi fraternity, then transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from which he graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1923 and a master's degree in EECS (course 6) in 1926. He served as the president of MIT between 1959 and 1966, after serving the university in several lesser posts, notably appointments to provost in 1949, vice president in 1951, and chancellor in 1956. He also served as the chairman of the Ford Foundation between 1964 and 1971.
Stratton was also a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering.
MIT's Julius Adams Stratton Student Center at 84 Massachusetts Avenue is named in his honor.
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