President Laurie Leshin has been named to the Worcester Business Journal’s "The Power 50," its annual list of the most powerful people in the Central Massachusetts business community. The WBJ writes “When we seek to create this list every year, we focus on the people who use their positions to have an outsized influence on the business community. We want to tell the story of a changing region and economy through the people creating that change.” The annual list section also includes a brief article on each nominee; here is a link to President Leshin’s page.
In August of 2018, WPI will open the Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall, the future hub of WPI’s distinctive project-based approach to STEM higher education, and our first formal living/learning facility. The 78,000-square-foot building will guarantee that future generations of students have the physical space in which to immerse themselves in WPI’s distinctive brand of learning.