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Mead Money: ahead of last year

This year we decided to give faculty some reminders to use their Mead Money vouchers and it’s working. So far, 204 vouchers have been used versus only 149 at this time last year. Marketing efforts have included: an outreach program at McIntire reminder posters on bulletin boards of various departments a reminder email from the […]

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Mead Money: Where students and faculty meet to eat

Below, a report from Faculty Honoree Carrie Heilman… as well as a Mead Money post to Instagram. My proposal was to use the Lindren Award funds to host my students in NY (hotel and dinner) so we could visit 10 advertising agencies over 2 ½ days in January. We returned a few weeks ago from […]

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A new year

Dear Members of the Mead Endowment Advisory Board, Jr. Board, Honored Faculty and Friends, Hope you all had a great holiday. As the new semester opens we have a new faculty report to share, as well as a note of thanks from a student who was treated to lunch by a professor, thanks to Mead […]

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Discussing pianists in the Garden Room

Mead Money continues to bring faculty and students together. See below. Prof. Michael Slon (music dept.) and Nancy Zhu (Econ and Music major) at the Garden Room.  We had a chance to discuss, among other things, great pianists of the day, and piano rep (as well as her future life plans…)  I think Boots would […]

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Mead Money: Where students and faculty meet to eat

I just want to thank you for a beautiful lunch with students. This time I have invited two students for lunch with me. We had a wonderful lunch together and be able to share our thoughts and genuine conversations which we normally have no time to talk in the class.   Tsetan Nepali Dear Mead […]

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Notes of thanks

Dear Members of the Advisory Board, Jr. Board, Honored Faculty and Friends: Our Mead Money program is going strong this year.  As of two weeks ago, ninety-five vouchers had been redeemed! Below are a few of the nice notes we have received. Dear Folks, This is to report on my experience of taking advantage of […]

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Breaking bred. And the ice.

Dear Members of the Advisory Board, Jr. Board, Honored Faculty and Friends: Our Mead Money program is off to a strong start, with over 40 vouchers used in the first few weeks by faculty taking students out for a meal.  By far the most popular venue is the Garden Room on the West Range.  Here […]

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Dinner Report

Dear Members of the Advisory Board, Jr. Board, Honored Faculty and Friends: We were 100 strong, dashing through a cool twilight drizzle, ducking into the Rotunda, greeting old friends and meeting new ones, with cold drinks and warm hugs. Then up to the Dome Room, where Boots said a quiet grace before the room again […]

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Mead Money – First Reports

I want to share a few more reports from faculty who have taken students to lunch using Mead Money.  The Garden Room (faculty dining room in the Hotel on the end of the West Range) seem particularly popular. Claire Cronmiller: I’m writing to thank you and The Mead Endowment for the Mead Money — it […]

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Mead Money – Reports

Dear members of the Mead Endowment Advisory Board, Jr. Board, and Friends: We have received our first reports on the use of the Mead Money vouchers: Fernando Opere: “Thank you very much for the vouchers you sent me to invite a student to lunch. I did yesterday. I took Thomas Coleman, a fantastic student who […]

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