This is a fund-raiser for scholarships at Columbia University.
“A few years ago, Dean Sree was known for sending school-wide emails known as ‘Sree-mail,'” Columbia student LaToya Tooles told me. “He sent a lot of it and students begged him to stop. Now Sree does a lot of tweeting, and while we don’t mind the tweeting, we thought we would adapt a few fundraising models and capitalize on his rather loud web voice.”
Read more about last year’s adventure.
In the 1980s, Loyola teachers ensured a silent Sree without paying a paisa. Back then, they made him pay. 🙂