Professor Arrested after Jump from Tower

“University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty member dangled from his parachute on a wire 150 feet above the Seattle area for more than two hours Monday after his jump off a radio tower went awry.” Nahal ToosiProfessor Arrested after Jump from Tower (Journal Setntinel)

So… was the tower ivory?

Found via Incoming Signals, who files the folowing passage under ‘Great moments in anonymity’:

Law enforcement officials declined to fully identify Wade, but they said the dangling parachutist was a 43-year-old business professor at UW-Madison. 

I’m not aware of any particular reason why the jumping professor’s identity should be shielded.