December 14, 2007
Fund-raising efforts at Illinois State University have gone to the dogs — and cats — thanks to a new gift program. Faculty and staff members who donate to the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Awards fund in honor of their pets are rewarded with a photograph of Fluffy or Fido posted online.
It all started when a faculty member's 13-year-old Shih Tzu died. Gary A. Olson, dean of arts and sciences, sent a sympathy card to Nancy S. Lind, a professor of politics and