John and Adrienne Peacock
Gift: $3,000,000
Recipient: St. Francis Xavier University

Purpose: This endowment will establish a teaching and research chair in corporate social responsibility.
Designation: The chair is named in honour of Dr. John T. Sears, a professor at the school for more than 50 years.
Link: The Peacocks are both members of the St. F.X. Class of 1963; John Peacock was a student of Dr. Sears’.
Notable: This is one of the largest donations in the University’s history.