University of Delaware
Office of Public Relations
The Messenger
Vol. 5, No. 1/1995
Stephen Grimble named UD vice president and treasurer

     Stephen M. Grimble, who had an international career as a
senior finance executive with the DuPont Co., is the new vice
president and treasurer at the University of Delaware.
     Grimble, Delaware '66, joined the University administration
July 17, replacing J. Robert R. Harrison, who retired after
serving as treasurer since 1973.
     Working with the Board of Trustees and the president, the
treasurer supervises all financial operations of the University,
which has an annual budget of $390 million and an endowment
valued at more than $460 million.
     Grimble earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the
University, graduating first in his accounting class.
     At the DuPont Co. from 1966-93, he held various financial
staff and management positions. As director of finance for DuPont
Chemicals from 1992-93, he was the chief financial officer for
four global business groups with total annual sales of more than
$3.5 billion.
     Currently co-chairperson of the Finance Subcommittee of
Delaware's Education Improvement Commission, he also serves on
the Board of Directors of Community Housing Inc. and the Board of
Visitors of Valley Forge Military Academy and College. In 1989-
90, he served on the University's Accounting Advisory Board.
     A captain in the U.S. Air Force, he served in Vietnam from
1969-70 and was awarded the Bronze Star and Air Force
commendation medals.
     Grimble and his wife, Eliete, live in Wilmington, Del.