Huntington University (Canada)

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Huntington University
Established 1960
Type Public
Chancellor Dr. Ted Conroy
President Dr. Kevin McCormick
Undergraduates Communication Studies, Ethics, Gerontology, Religious Studies and Theology
Postgraduates see Laurentian University
Location Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Campus urban setting, nestled between pristine wilderness
Website [1]

Huntington University is a founding partner of Laurentian University located in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Huntington University is a federated university along with Thorneloe University and the University of Sudbury.


As an independent university with its own charter, Huntington University specializes in arts and humanities programs, including communication studies, ethics, gerontology, philosophy, religious studies and theology. All of its degrees are conferred by both Laurentian University and Huntington University, with the exception of the graduate degree in counselling, which is conferred by Huntington.


A growing university, Huntington has partnership agreements with colleges and universities in Canada and overseas.


The university is governed by a board of regents chaired by Mary-Liz Warwick. The current president and vice-chancellor of Huntington University is Dr. Kevin McCormick. There have been three chancellors on the board of regents in Huntington University's history. Theodore K. Jewell from 1999-2005, Murray C. Arnell 2005-2007, and presently Edward J. Conroy.


The university was founded in 1960 as one of the first post-secondary establishments of northern Ontario.

J.W. Tate Library[edit]

Located within Huntington University is the J.W. Tate Library. The J.W. Tate Library at Huntington University features a specialized collection of books, videos, fine art slides as well as print and electronic journal and reference subscriptions. The library features 12,000 items that support the many programs and courses taught at Huntington University. Also, an assortment of films and educational videos can also be found. In the fall of 2010 the J.W. Tate Library in partnership with the Lougheed Teaching and Learning Centre launched a new student space featuring upgrades in information technology and updated resources for research. Wireless Internet access is available in the library's reading room.


The Huntington University Residence provides co-ed accommodation for 167 students in a mix of 73 double rooms and 21 single rooms. All of the rooms are wired for free broadband Internet access and available Bell phone lines. There are also four kitchens, four common rooms, two exercise rooms with weight machines and treadmills and a student-run social centre with a licensed bar.

The Huntington University Residence is staffed by a residence supervisor and four proctors who are upper year students.


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