What is a legacy? Leaving your mark

Janice Henshaw

Royal Roads President and Vice-Chancellor Allan Cahoon was quoted in a Dec. 24 Seaside Magazine article about the impact of legacies.

 Here is an excerpt:

Dr. Allan Cahoon, President and Vice-Chancellor, Royal Roads University, describes his belief in the legacy provided by education. “I have seen firsthand how education is the great social equalizer and an investment not only in the individual, but in society as well,” says Cahoon.

“Education creates opportunity, opens up the promise of our knowledge economy and results in more engaged citizens who are happier, healthier, with higher self-esteem and able to be more effective contributors to a sustainable future. I would hope that my legacy would be that I supported and enabled RRU to build the knowledge capacity of our graduates to succeed personally, to lead and to make positive changes to their communities, their workplaces and to society.”

Read the full article.