Francine Schlosser, the University of Windsor Golden Jubilee Professor in Business, has been appointed the inaugural Odette Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, provost Jeff Berryman has announced.
Dean Mitch Fields said his faculty is thrilled to have her take on the influential role.
“Her expertise and insight, honed through 15 years of ground-breaking leadership of multi-disciplinary entrepreneurship centres and programs, are a unique and invaluable resource,” he said. “Her nationally recognized contributions to entrepreneurial education have had a profound impact on the student experience and the reputation of the University.”
Dr. Schlosser will begin her term in the new position May 1.
Succeeding her as director of the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) is Wen Teoh, currently EPICentre’s venture start director.