Chancellor’s Ice Bucket Challenge brings $10,000 bid for scholarships
August 29, 2014
An employee of University of Wisconsin-Stout
has bid $10,000 to dump a bucket of ice water on the head of Chancellor Bob
Meyer as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS
Meyer will make a personal donation to the
association as part of the challenge, issued this week by Bruce Barker,
president of Chippewa Valley Technical College. The employee will make the
$10,000 donation to the Stout University Foundation scholarship fund.
"This is an extremely generous bid that
will benefit students who need help to pursue their education," Meyer said. "And
I will make a donation to the ALS Association. So it is a win-win for the
university and the association."
The name of the employee will be revealed
when Meyer has the water poured on his head at noon Sunday, Aug. 31, in the
amphitheater east of the Memorial Student Center, 302 10th Ave. E. UW-Stout
will post a video and photos of the event on its Facebook page and Twitter accounts.
is Move-In Day for the UW-Stout residence halls.