Jane Gleason Madry Library Endowment


Type

General Endowment

Value

$81,623 (2021)

Year Established

2002

Purpose

Support the Evans Library. (GF000148)

Description

Funds are used at the discretion of the Director of Evans Library to purchase books, journals, publications and other information resources; to provide insturctional and research resources; to compensate students to provide services that support the purpose of endowment; to provide technological and electronic linkage and interactive connections to information and resources worldwide.


History

Jane Carey Gleason graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government in 1980, and from Florida Tech with an MBA in 1989. Her professional career started as Director of Community Relations at Holmes Regional Medical Center; then she continued her career at Florida Institute of Technology where she worked as Director of Community and Government Relations, Associate Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations, and Associate Vice President for Development and Community Relations; in 2012, she started her own consulting firm “Carey Gleason Consulting” where she was working in different roles such as public relations, marketing, development, strategic planning, etc.; in 2014, she became the Executive Director of Bridges Foundation; and in May 2019, she started working at Habitat for Humanity of Brevard as Vice President Development and Marketing.

Jane started the “Jane Gleason Madry Library Endowment” in honor of her aunt, Jane Gleason Madry, who passed away on August 18th, 2015. She was also a graduate of Duke University and a member of the AAUW (American Association of University Women). She volunteered and was a member of the Jr. League of South Brevard, Space Coast Science Center, Aid for the Arts, Brevard Art Center and Museum and EGYC.