Ryerson establishes new Jarislowsky research chair in democracy with $2M donation

March 9, 2017

Ryerson University has announced the creation of a new research chair in the study and advancement of democracy, thanks to a $2M donation from the Jarislowsky Foundation. “Now is the right time and Ryerson is the right place for a Chair to lead the study of democracy and propose new structures and reforms to meet the emerging challenges of society,” stated Foundation President Stephen A Jarislowsky. “Ryerson University’s reputation for innovation and its deep commitment to an engaged citizenship in Toronto and beyond make it a strategic choice for this impactful position.” Ryerson