WLU becomes second Canadian institution to be named international “changemaker”

April 4, 2016

Wilfrid Laurier University has become the second institution in Canada to be named an international “Changemaker Campus” by Ashoka U. The designation recognizes WLU as a leader in social entrepreneurship and social innovation education, and qualifies the school for membership in an international network of 37 colleges and universities. “We are honoured to receive this important designation,” said WLU Provost and Vice-President Academic Deborah MacLatchy. “Laurier has a long history of integrating academic excellence with experiential learning, social purpose and community engagement.” The new designation will apply to all of WLU’s locations. WLU