Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Virginia Tech remembers professor killed in glider crash | WSLS 10

etVirginia Tech remembers professor killed in glider crash | WSLS 10: "BLACKSBURG, VA --

"Meir I. Schneller, professor of finance in the Pamplin College of Business, was remembered by his colleagues and students for his caring and generous nature, his wry wit, deep intellect, and expansive range of interests.

Schneller, a member of the Virginia Tech faculty since 1992, died on Sunday, April 10, in a glider accident.

'Meir was very giving of his time to his students and fellow faculty members. He was ever willing to assist with departmental activities and always volunteered to serve the department when needed, no matter how inconvenient the assignment,' said Raman Kumar, A.F. Oliver Professor of Investment Management and head of the finance department and a longtime member of the faculty. “You could count on him.'"

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