UWindsor president Alan Wildeman will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce at its annual gala June 22, CEO Matt Marchand announced in a release Wednesday.
“Dr. Wildeman is an integral part of the Windsor-Essex community and his significant contributions ranging from education to business combined with his outstanding leadership at the University of Windsor has positively impacted development in the region,” Marchand said.
The event, a celebration of the work of the chamber and its member businesses, is set for 6 p.m. at the Windsor Club, 2072 Riverside Drive East. To attend, register online at www.windsoressexchamber.org.
Wildeman became the sixth president of the University of Windsor in July 2008 and will step down at the end of June. In addition to service on boards and committees in the academic sectors at the national and provincial levels and engagement with community economic development efforts, he served on the board of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce from 2009 to 2012.