University of Calgary

A legacy for real estate education at the University of Calgary

Nov. 19, 2013

A prominent Calgary builder and philanthropist is making a significant gift to the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business to advance real estate studies through innovative education, new research and community outreach.

WHAT:   Announcement of a large donation.                                   
WHEN:   10:00 a.m.                                                          
        Wednesday, November 20, 2013                                        
WHERE:  Haskayne School of Business                                         
        BMO Forum, 3rd Floor of Scurfield Hall                              
        Media parking available in lots 31 and 34                           
WHO:    Donor                                                               
        Elizabeth Cannon, president, University of Calgary                  
        Richard F. Haskayne                                                 
        Jim Dewald, dean, Haskayne School of Business                       

About the Haskayne School of Business

The Haskayne School of Business was founded at the University of Calgary in 1967, and was named in honour of Richard F. Haskayne, OC, AOE, FCA, in 2002. The business school has approximately 3300 full- and part-time students enrolled in bachelor's, master's, doctorate, and executive education programs, and stays connected with its more than 21,000 alumni in 80 countries worldwide.

The vision of the Haskayne School of Business is to be an internationally recognized centre of excellence for business education, research, and community outreach, with a special emphasis on the distinct elements that define Calgary and Alberta: energy, entrepreneurship, and ethical leadership. To achieve this vision the Haskayne School has launched its "Where Leaders Learn to Lead" campaign to raise $50M by 2014.