Susan Dady, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

TITLE: Program Associate

FUNDING AREAS: Higher education, liberal arts faculty career enhancement, liberal arts curricula development, digital humanities

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PROFILE: Susan I. Dady assists with the management of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's grant making portfolio of over 125 liberal arts colleges. Her foundation bio shares: 

Susan I. Dady is a program associate for the Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities program, assisting with the administration of the program’s grantmaking and the management of grants to liberal arts colleges. 

When she joined the Foundation in October 2001, Ms. Dady brought with her over 20 years experience in various positions in strategic planning, finance, and operations at International Paper Company (1978-86), Ivy Hill Corporation (1986-88), Brooke Management Inc. (1988-93), and Morgan Stanley (1993-2001).

During her tenure at the Foundation, Ms. Dady completed her undergraduate degree, earning a bachelor of arts in history from Marymount Manhattan College.  She is currently studying Italian at New York University, and plans to pursue her interest in British history, art, and literature through graduate study.