Paul A. MacPherson
Gift: $5,000,000
Recipient: McMaster University

Purpose: To increase support for teaching excellence in perpetuity.
Designation: In recognition of this gift, the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL) will be renamed the Paul R. MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching.
Link: MacPherson is a McMaster Social Sciences graduate and a long-time supporter of the University.