Nova Scotia

IMP Group chairman gives $15M to Dal business

Nova Scotia businessman Ken Rowe has pledged $15 million to Dalhousie University's business school.

Nova Scotia businessman Ken Rowe has pledged $15 million to Dalhousie University's business school.

Rowe, chairman of IMP Group International, said he's concerned about the competitive global economy and wants the school to have the resources it needs to be one of the best in Canada.

"We and other business schools need to train to a maximum level of excellence our future business leaders, and hopefully many of them will stay in our region to grow our regional economy to the benefit of all," he said Thursday.

The business school will get money every year for 15 years. The university says the money will be used for scholarships, new programs and to support research.

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