WLU receives anonymous $3-million donation

September 14, 2009

Last Friday, Wilfrid Laurier University announced it has received a $2.5-million gift from an anonymous donor for the school's arts faculty to create a research chair in environmental geography. The donation, the largest ever to WLU from an alumnus, will establish the Dr. John McMurry Research Chair in Environmental Geography, named in honour of now-retired Dr. John McMurry, one of WLU's most celebrated geography professors and former chair of the department. WLU News Release