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University of Regina
U of R campus as seen from the Saskatchewan Science Centre in the first decade of the 21st century. From left: La Residence, Administration-Humanities Building, North Residence, Archer Library.
Motto As one who serves
Established

Regina College, 1911 University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus, 1961

University of Regina, 1974
Type Public
Endowment $25.9 million[citation needed]
Chancellor Dr. Jim Tomkins
President Vianne Timmons
Admin. staff 1,283
Students 12,270[1]
Undergraduates 10,740
Postgraduates 1,530
Location Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Campus Urban
Former names Regina College (1911-1961)
Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan (1961-1974)
Newspaper The Carillon
Colours Green and gold[2]
         
Athletics CISCanada West
Nickname Cougars
Rams (football)
Mascot Reggie the Cougar and Ram-page
Affiliations AUFC, CARL, CUSID, UArctic, UACC, CBIE, CUP, IAU
Website www.uregina.ca
UofRegina Logo.svg

The University of Regina is a public research university located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1911 as a private denominational high school of the Methodist Church of Canada,[3] it began an association with the University of Saskatchewan as a junior college in 1925, and was disaffiliated by the Church and fully ceded to the University in 1934; in 1961 it attained degree-granting status as the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan. It became an autonomous university in 1974.[4][5] The University of Regina has an enrollment of over 12,000 full and part-time students.[1] The university's student newspaper, The Carillon, is a member of CUP.

The University of Regina is well-reputed for having a focus on experiential learning[6] and offers internships, professional placements and practicums in addition to cooperative education placements in 41 programs.[7] This experiential learning and career-preparation focus was further highlighted when, in 2009 the University of Regina launched the UR Guarantee Program, a unique program guaranteeing participating students a successful career launch after graduation by supplementing education with experience to achieve specific educational, career and life goals. Partnership agreements with provincial crown corporations, government departments and private corporations have helped the University of Regina both place students in work experience opportunities and help gain employment post-study.

History[edit]

Origins[edit]

Regina College, designed by James Henry Puntin (architect), under construction on 16th Avenue (now College Avenue), 1913

The University of Regina is a non-denominational university, which grew out of Regina College, founded in 1911.[8] In direct response to the award of the University of Saskatchewan to Saskatoon rather than Regina, the Methodist Church of Canada established Regina College in 1911 on College Avenue in Regina, Saskatchewan, starting with an enrollment of 27 students; it was adjacent to the now long-defunct St Chad's College (a theological seminary for the training of Anglican clergy) and Qu'Appelle Diocesan School, also on College Avenue. James Henry Puntin (architect) designed several buildings on campus including: Regina Methodist College (1910); East & West Towers (1914); Ladies Residence (1914); Gymnasium (1925); Power Plant (1927); Music & Arts Building (1928).[9] "In 1928, Darke Hall was built on College Avenue, [d]escribed...as “an admirable theatre, one which few cities can rival.”[10]

In 1934 Regina College became part of the University of Saskatchewan.[11] The University of Saskatchewan a single, public provincial university created in 1907 was modeled on the American state university, with an emphasis on extension work and applied research.[12] The governance was modeled on the University of Toronto Act, 1906 which established a bicameral system of university government consisting of a senate (faculty), responsible for academic policy, and a board of governors (citizens) exercising exclusive control over financial policy and having formal authority in all other matters. The president, appointed by the board, was to provide a link between the 2 bodies and to perform institutional leadership.[13] In the early part of this century, professional education expanded beyond the traditional fields of theology, law and medicine. Graduate training based on the German-inspired American model of specialized course work and the completion of a research thesis was introduced.[13]

Regina College commenced a formal association with the University of Saskatchewan as a junior college offering accredited university courses in 1925[14] though continuing as a denominational college of the now-United Church of Canada, the successor to the Methodist Church. Regina College continued as a Junior College until 1959, when it received full degree granting status as a second campus of the University of Saskatchewan.[11]

Normal School circa 1914

However, in 1934, the United Church was financially hard pressed by the Great Depression and in any case its history from the great Egerton Ryerson of urgent advocacy of universal free public education made its involvement in private schools anomalous. It accordingly fully surrendered Regina College to the University of Saskatchewan. Regina College and its successor Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan and University of Regina have — possibly unawares — retained the Methodist motto "as one who serves" (Luke 22.27).

The policy of university education initiated in the 1960s responded to population pressure and the belief that higher education was a key to social justice and economic productivity for individuals and for society.[13] In 1961 the College was renamed the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus. In 1974 it became the independent University of Regina.[15]

The original United Church affiliation is, however, symbolically commemorated in the convocation furniture, resumed by the university for ceremonial use from one of the last downtown United Churches, which closed in the 1990s.[16]

University of Saskatchewan affiliation[edit]

Regina College Building

With the transfer of control to the University of Saskatchewan the range of courses offered was somewhat broadened. During this period Campion and Luther Colleges, which maintained private high schools in Regina under the auspices respectively of the Roman Catholic and Lutheran churches, also retained junior college status in affiliation with the University of Saskatchewan; the Anglican Church (then known as the Church of England in Canada), whose St Chad's College had operated a theological training facility in Regina but had never established substantial numbers in Canada west of Ontario compared with larger denominations, meanwhile merged with Emmanuel College in Saskatoon and withdrew from tertiary education in Regina.

The upgrading process accelerated in 1961 when the college was granted full-degree granting status as the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan and students completing degrees at Regina Campus were granted degrees of the University of Saskatchewan.[14]

Regina Campus[edit]

Regina College Building from west in 2010
Regina Campus from Wascana Lake before it became University of Regina in June 1974

The arts and sciences programs evolved with the growth of Regina Campus, which held its first convocation in 1965. The new campus was begun in 1966 on Wascana Lake, to the southeast of the old campus whose buildings, however, remain in use: the old Girls' Residence is now used by the Regina Conservatory of Music; the Normal School, having at various times housed not only the teacher-training facility that is now the University's Department of Education but the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History, war-training facilities during World War II when it was temporarily resumed by the federal crown and latterly the University's Fine Arts Department, is now the Canada-Saskatchewan Soundstage.

The original design of Regina Campus (as of Wascana Centre itself) and its initial buildings, in a stark concrete modernist style, were by Minoru Yamasaki, the architect of the original World Trade Center in New York.[14]

Yamasaki's original vision

[was that ...the buildings] would be located close enough together that passage between them in the winter could be provided through connecting corridors in the "podium" or first [ground] floor of all buildings in the central instructional complex. Each podium would be larger than the remaining floors of the buildings rising above it, thereby creating the impression of separate buildings rising from a common base. The buildings would be constructed around sunken, landscaped courts which would be accessible visually and physically by generous windows and doors from the corridors located along these enclosing walls...[17]

Yamaski's vision of the new university campus as part of the wider Wascana Centre involved the eventual Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts as an adjacent convocation hall, which informed its placement on the south shore of Wascana Lake, some distance from the city centre, to the serious detriment of the city centre at a time when issues of inner-urban decay did not yet appear likely to affect Regina.[citation needed] It was not immediately apparent that the development of the new campus would quickly stall: after an initial spate of development in the mid-60s and early 70s, building substantially lapsed for some years.[citation needed] The Dr. John Archer Library, the main library of the university, was opened in 1967, one of the original three buildings of the new campus (the others being the classroom and laboratory buildings), and named after Dr. John Archer in 1999.[18] Further building has been substantially in accord with Yamasaki's vision, notwithstanding some controversy over the years as to the suitability of its austere style for the featureless Regina plain; by 1972 with the demolition of Yamasaki's 1955 Pruitt–Igoe housing project in St. Louis, Missouri — such demolition being considered by some to be the beginning of postmodern architecture — Yamasaki's modernist aesthetic was already somewhat passé in the view of many architects.

Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts from Laboratory Building

Campion College and later Luther College, which like Regina College had also been denominational junior colleges affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan, established "federated college" status on the model of Victoria, Trinity, St Michael's and University Colleges at the University of Toronto (and ultimately the collegiate system of Oxford and Cambridge) and built facilities at the new campus. (St Chad's, a fourth denominational college in Regina, operated by the Anglican Church of Canada on the former Anglican diocesan property on College Avenue immediately to the east of Regina College, merged with Emmanuel College on the Saskatoon campus in 1964 and, after a period of continuing to operate its private girls' high school closed its Regina facilities in 1970.[19])

As with other rapidly expanding universities in the late 1960s, the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan was able to benefit from a significant outflow of academics from American universities during the Vietnam War era of U.S. history at a time when the supply of Canadian PhDs could not yet keep up with demand[citation needed]; it was labelled by a deputy commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP, the Canadian federal police force) as one of the three most radical campuses in Canada[citation needed], along with Burnaby's Simon Fraser University and Sir George Williams University (now part of Concordia University) in Montreal.

In September 2000, the 600 City of Regina Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association, erected a bronze war memorial plaque dedicated to the former personnel of No. 2 Initial Training School, who trained in the Conservatory of Music building during the Second World War.[20]

An independent University of Regina[edit]

Stage inside Darke Hall, circa 1930

Because there was no follow-through regarding plans by the University of Saskatchewan to establish additional faculties at Regina (rather than the Saskatoon campus), the Faculty Council was formed to study the feasibility of creating an autonomous institution. A Royal Commission under a Supreme Court of Canada justice, Emmett Hall, found there to be "two campus groups warring within the bosom of a single university."[21]

As a result the University of Regina was established as an independent institution on 1 July 1974[21] and the first University of Regina degrees were conferred at the spring convocation in 1975 — although its development was slow until the 21st century, when a renewed burst of building and expansion occurred. That being said, numerous of the university's faculties are significantly smaller in the 21st century than they were in the 1970s as priorities have shifted from liberal arts to vocational training.

The original Regina College buildings on College Avenue continue in use; the old Girls' Residence is now the Regina Conservatory of Music; in 1997 the Fine Arts Department moved from the old Normal School building to the new W.A. Riddell Centre[22] and the Normal School was substantially renovated to become the Canada-Saskatchewan Soundstage.

The campus has experienced a recent spurt of growth and expansion, having been static for some two decades after the construction of the Language Institute at the end of the 1970s. Since the late 1990s, several new buildings have been added including the Dr. William A. Riddell Centre; the North and South Residences; the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport; First Nations University of Canada and Research & Innovation Centre; along with a significant expansion of the Education Building.

The building of the North and South Residences also involved a significant redevelopment of the landscaping of the campus around a new oval[23] as an aesthetic and community hub of campus. Future plans include construction on the east side of the Ring Road. The goal is to accommodate an enrolment of 25,000.

In the summer of 2005 the University of Regina hosted the 2005 Canada Games. Many events took place in the newly completed state-of-the-art Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport. The administration of the games proceeded from the University of Regina Students Union offices and various other loc[24]

The Regina Research Park is located immediately adjacent to the main campus and conducts many of its initiatives in conjunction with university departments. In recent years, local benefactors have substantially endowed the university with scholarships and chairs in various disciplines.[25]

Federated Colleges, Regional Colleges and Associates[edit]

The University has three federated colleges:

First Nations University of Canada

Campion and Luther colleges had been high schools offering junior college courses accredited by the University of Saskatchewan on the same basis as the old Regina College, out of premises located elsewhere in Regina. Campion College became a junior college of the University of Saskatchewan like Regina College in 1923, later severed that association in favour of one with St Boniface College in Manitoba, and returned to federated college status with the University of Saskatchewan in 1964. It built its facilities on the new Regina Campus in 1968[27] and subsequently vacated its original high school premises on 23rd Avenue. Its Regina Campus building was designed in accordance with Minoru Yamasaki's original plan for the campus, with a "podium," contemplated as eventually being joined with the campus-wide ground floor. Thus far this has not occurred and Campion's building remains isolated.

First Nations University on the left with Campion College, South and North Residences, Library and Language Institute and Administrative Humanities Building

Luther College opened its building on the new Regina Campus in 1971 but continues to operate its high school on Royal Street,[28] on the site of the first Government House of the North-West Territories. By this point the original Yamasaki plan for the campus was being reconsidered and the Luther College complex is isolated to the east of the principal campus buildings, though it is connected by an all-weather corridor via Campion College.

The First Nations University of Canada grew out of the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, established in 1976 and then housed in a building immediately west of College West. It was an original foundation at the University of Regina. Its new building to the east of Luther College replaced its original facilities to the west of College West and was opened by Prince Edward in 2003 and visited by the Queen in 2005 when she installed a commemorative stone to symbolise the special relationship between Canada's First Nations and the sovereign.

The United Church, having vacated tertiary education in Regina when it ceded Regina College to the University of Saskatchewan,[29] and the Anglican Church, having removed its St Chad's College from Regina to Saskatoon,[30] do not maintain any presence at the University of Regina. The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church formerly maintained the residential Canadian Bible College in Regina and offered some of its courses for accreditation with the University of Regina but was unable to obtain university status in Saskatchewan and vacated to Calgary in 2003.[31]

Additionally, the University of Regina has two "Affiliated Colleges:" The Gabriel Dumont Institute and the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST).[32] The university also has two "Associated Colleges:" Athol Murray College of Notre Dame and Briercrest College and Seminary.[32] These institutions offer collaborative, associated, or articulated programs in conjunction with the University of Regina.

Saskatchewan's network of Regional Colleges further extend program delivery across the province. The University of Regina offers courses through Cumberland College, Northlands College, North West Regional College, Great Plains College, Carlton Trail Regional College, Parkland College, and the South East Regional College.

Faculties[edit]

The University of Regina has ten faculties and one school that offer a variety of programs at the certificate, diploma, undergraduate and graduate degree levels.

Faculty Overview Degrees Offered
Faculty of Arts The U of R's largest faculty and is home to the social sciences, languages, and humanities.[33] The Faculty of Arts offers the country's only Police Studies program. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Human Justice, Bachelor of Fracophone Studies, Bachelor of Health Studies (jointly with Kinesiology), Bachelor of Journalism[34]
Faculty of Business Administration[35] The Faculty encompasses both the Paul J. Hill School of Business (undergraduate programs[36]) and the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business (graduate degree/certificate programs[37] Bachelor of (Business) Administration,[34] (Executive) Master of Business Administration, Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Administration[38]
Faculty of Education Offers undergraduate and graduate-level level for primary and secondary-level teaching. One of the U of R's quota (competitive entry) programs.[39] Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Human Resource Development, Bachelor of Dance, Bachelor of Music Education (jointly with Fine Arts),[34] Master of (Adult) Education, Master of Human Resource Development[38]
Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science Engineering programs offered: Electronic Systems Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Industrial Systems Engineering, Petroleum Systems Engineering, and Software Systems Engineering.[40] Students may add a specialization in the following disciplines: Communications Engineering, Controls, Digital Design, Power Electronics, Manufacturing Engineering, and Process Engineering. Bachelor of Applied Science,[34] Master of Applied Science, Master of Engineering[38]
Faculty of Fine Arts Home to the U of R's fine and performing arts and art study programs in the arts of visual art, theatre, music, and media production and studies. Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education (jointly with Education),[34] Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music[38]
Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research Offers masters and doctoral study programs in conjunction with all other faculties. Various masters and PhD/doctoral programs[38]
Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies Bachelor of Kinesiology, Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Studies, Bachelor of Health Studies (jointly with Arts),[34] Master of Science[38]
Faculty of Nursing[41] Accepting its first intake in Fall 2011, offers a degree-track nursing program jointly with SIAST. Bachelor of Science in Nursing[41]
Faculty of Science Departments and programs include geology, biology, physics, math and statistics, chemistry and biochemistry, computer science, and actuarial science. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medical Imaging, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science,[34] Master of Arts, Master of Science[38]
Faculty of Social Work With primary campuses in Regina and Saskatoon, and satellite campuses across Saskatchewan[42] offers practice and research based programs of study. Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indian Social Work,[34] Master of Social Work, Master of Aboriginal Social Work[38]

The University of Regina also has one graduate school, the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. It delivers Masters and Doctoral programs in conjunction with the University of Saskatchewan.

The University of Regina also offers a number of pre-professional transfer programs with other universities and professional colleges: Agriculture and Bioresources, Chiropractic, Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Veterinary Medicine.[43]

At the centre of a predominantly English speaking campus, the Institut français at the University of Regina offers a wide range of French programs, services and activities. The Institut directs and supports research projects related to francophones in minority situations, as well as unique university-community initiatives that contribute to the development of the Fransaskois community.

Co-operative education[edit]

The University of Regina is the one of the universities with co-operative education in Saskatchewan. Many of the university undergraduate students are enrolled in the co-op program, with the highest percentage being in the faculties of science and engineering. The Faculty of Arts offers an innovative internship program for its undergraduate students.

Department of Computer Science[edit]

The University of Regina has offered a formal undergraduate degree in Computer Science since 1971. The department is located in the University of Regina’s College West building. It comprises approximately 18 faculty members, over 80 graduate students, and over 170 undergraduate students.[44] It is the longest continuously accredited department by the Canadian Information Processing Society. The Department of Computer Science offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates and diplomas.[45] The department gained a Master of Science program in 1981, and a Ph.D. program in 1992.

Department strengths[edit]

The Department of Computer Science leverages high-performance computing facilities to aid in research across many departments in the Science Faculty through the Laboratory for Computational Discovery (LCD).[46]

Department research[edit]

The field of Informatics is one of the University of Regina’s key development areas.[47] Computer Science’s major research areas include AI and data mining, computers in education, database and WI, human-computer interface, computer media (animation, audio, gaming, computer graphics, image analysis & visualization), software engineering, theoretical computational science, distributed computing, and rough set theory.[48][49]

Faculty published works

The Department’s faculty includes many researchers who are recognized authorities in their fields. According to Web of Science, the most cited journal articles and conference proceedings by university researchers are:

  • Hu, X. H., & Cercone, N. (1995). Learning in relational databases: a rough set approach. Computational Intelligence, 11(2), 323-338. doi: 10.1111j.1467-8640.1995.tb00035.x
  • Yao, Y. Y. (2001). Information Granulation and Rough Set Approximation. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 16(1), 87-104. doi: 10.1002/1098-111x(200101)16:1<87::aid-int7> 3.0.co; 2-s
  • Zhong, N., Yao, Y. Y., & Ohshima, M. (2003). Peculiarity Oriented Multi-database Mining. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 15(4), 952-960.
  • Yao, Y. Y. (2003). Probabilistic Approaches to Rough Sets. Expert Systems, 20(5), 287-297. doi: 10.1111/1468-0394.00253
  • Slezak, D., & Ziarko, W. (2005). The Investigation of the Bayesian Rough Set Model. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 40(1-2), 81-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijar.2004.11.004

Residences[edit]

North and South Residences, from southwest on Oval

Regina College originally housed male and female student residences which were converted to academic use when the College became affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan in 1934. (The old Girls' Residence now accommodates the Regina Conservatory of Music.)

The Main (Wascana) Campus has residence space for about 1,200 students on-campus. Each bedroom is single-occupant, but many spaces on campus are designed to facilitate double occupancy, increasing capacity if required to address high demand without building additional residence space. The University of Regina residences have enlivened campus life from the somewhat bleak atmosphere of its founding days:

College West viewed from the South Residence, across the Barber Academic Green
  • College West, the first on-campus residential accommodation, constructed in 1972.[29] Offers apartment-style residence living. The building also houses classrooms, academic and business offices and the Bookstore, previously located first in the Classroom Building and then the Administration Humanities Building.
  • La Résidence in the Language Institute, gives priority to francophone students and those studying international languages. Offers dorm-style residence living. It maintains a French-speaking student atmosphere.[29]
  • North and South Residences, completed in 2004.[50] Two symmetrical, twelve-floor towers housing apartment, studio, and dorm-style residences. These buildings form the centre pinnacle for the campus and also house both External/Alumni Relations and the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research.
  • Luther College Residences, part of Luther College (the University's second federated college and second on-campus residence), opened in 1971.[29] Luther offers more traditional dorm-style residences with some shared facilities.

The University of Regina internally designates a significant portion of spaces annually to incoming (first year) students in an effort to facilitate the growing number of non-resident (international, out-of-province, rural) students choosing to live on-campus.

Notable faculty and alumni[edit]

Sports[edit]

U of R Athletic Wall of Excellence

The University of Regina is a member of Canadian Interuniversity Sport and fields men and women's teams in various sports. Its teams bear the name "Cougars" in all sports, except the Regina Rams, which were originally a community junior football team competing in PJFC football without affiliation with the University, and who joined University ranks in 1999 as a member of the Canada West Conference of Canadian Interuniversity Sport. The University sports teams are: the Regina Rams (football); men's basketball; women's basketball; men's volleyball; women's volleyball; men's hockey; women's hockey; women's soccer; track and field; swimming; cross country; wrestling; and cheerleading. In the summer of 2005, the University hosted the Canada Summer Games.

Media[edit]

The university's student newspaper is The Carillon. It for many years was an organ of radical student dissent and in the 60s and 70s frequently had a very high community profile as its editorial postures occasioned vigorous denunciation by university administration figures and in the conservative general press. As student mores in subsequent generations have become less disputatious the Carillon has evolved into a less political paper which currently is a somewhat conventional newsletter of campus affairs.

The university is home to the School of Journalism, which was one of the first established in western Canada. The School publishes a student periodical, The Crow, and hosts the annual Minifie lecture, in honour of one of Canada's most illustrious journalists, James M. Minifie (1900–1974).

The University of Regina does not have its own campus radio station, although the independent community radio station CJTR-FM actively solicits volunteers among the school's student body.

The school launched Your Official University of Regina blog (YOURblog) in October 2010, a place where the U of R community and the public can read, discuss and share ideas and experiences with each other and the connection between campus and the world. YOURblog strives to be interesting, informative and above all collaborative. In that spirit, the site and its content are shaped by site visitors’ input and participation.

The University of Regina is home to the Interactive Media and Performance Labs (IMP Labs), which includes programming for the student body as well as members of the community. The Labs have been particularly recognized through the IMP Labs Hip Hop Project with Scott Collegiate. The directors of this program, Dr. Charity Marsh and Chris Beingessner, received the Lieutenant Governor's Arts Awards for Arts and Learning through the Saskatchewan Arts Board.

Aboriginal[edit]

The University of Regina provides services to Aboriginal people in more remote communities. The University of Regina’s SUNTEP program was developed in partnership with specific Aboriginal communities to meet specific needs within Aboriginal communities. Aboriginal Elders are present on campus at University of Regina to provide social supports. Through the University of Regina’s Kâspohtamatâtân Mentorship Program Aboriginal students act as role models to younger students still in their home communities. The University of Regina has established an Aboriginal Career Centre to assist with the transition to a fulfilling career.[59]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  19. ^ Neither the United nor the Anglican Church now maintains any continuing official involvement with the University despite their pioneering work in tertiary education in Regina. After the Anglicans closed their tertiary facility St Chad's girls' school continued to be run by the Sisters of St John the Divine, a Canadian Anglican religious order. During this period the Canadian Roman Catholic religious order the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions also closed their Marian High School and Sacred Heart Academy as did the Jesuits their Campion High School when they moved their tertiary educational activities in Regina to their new Campion College on the new campus.
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Further reading[edit]

  • James Pitsula 'As One Who Serves: The Making Of The University Of Regina' (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, June 1, 2006)
  • James Pitsula. 'An Act of Faith: The Early Years of Regina College.' (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 1988).

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