A major financial donation for the Master of Science in Management Analytics (MMA) program at Wilfrid Laurier University, was announced on Wednesday.
The William Birchall Foundation has donated $500,000 over five years, which will establish the William Birchall Chair in Management Analytics position.
The chair position will include financial support for full-time faculty members in the MMA program who are producing related research.
The foundation is also creating the William Birchall Scholarship in Management Analytics. It will provide an entrance scholarship of $20,000 for a student starting in the MMA program at the Lazaridis School.
It will be awarded for the first time in the 2022-23 academic year.