Prominent FSILG Alumni/ae

MIT’s Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups (FSILGs) number many remarkable alumni and alumnae among their members. Some of the more notable ones are listed below. If you have a suggestion for another to add, please e-mail


Name & Class Affiliation Notable Achievement(s)
Patrick Coady '60 Phi Sigma Kappa

Former Executive Director of the World Bank

Karen Gleason '82 WILG MIT Associate Provost, Professor & Entrepreneur
Paul Gray '54 Phi Sigma Kappa MIT's 15th President (1980-1990)
James Killian '26 Sigma Chi MIT's 12th President (1948-1959)
Dave Latham '61 Delta Upsilon Discoverer of first exoplanet in our universe
Laura Malley-Schmidt '86 Alpha Phi Author of the Panhellenic Association's algorithm for ampus recruitment
Megan Smith '86 WILG 3rd United States Chief Technology Officer & Assistant to the President
Ollie Smoot '62 Lambda Chi Alpha Head of International Standards Organization and archetype for a famed unit of measure
John Sununu '61 Phi Sigma Kappa Former Governor of New Hampshire, White House Chief of Staff