Queen's University

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Queen's University

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Motto Latin: Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas
Motto in English Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times[1]
Established October 16, 1841[2]
Type Public University
Endowment $527.4 million[3]
Chancellor David A. Dodge
Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf
Rector Vacant
Principal Daniel Woolf
Academic staff 2,436[4]
Students 21,607[4]
Undergraduates 14,111[4]
Postgraduates 3,257[4]
Other students 4,239[4]
Location Kingston, Ontario, Canada
44°13′30″N 76°29′42″W / 44.224997°N 76.495099°W / 44.224997; -76.495099Coordinates: 44°13′30″N 76°29′42″W / 44.224997°N 76.495099°W / 44.224997; -76.495099
Campus Urban main campus, 40 ha (99 acres)
Urban west campus 27 ha (67 acres)[5]
Former names Queen's College at Kingston
(1841–1912)[2]
Colours Blue, Gold and Red                [6]
Sports Queen's Golden Gaels
Mascot Boo Hoo the Bear[7]
Affiliations ACU, ATS, AUCC, CARL, CBIE, COU, CUSID, Fields Institute, U15, IAU, MAISA, MNU, OUA
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Queen's University is a public university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Queen's University was started on October 16, 1841.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Mottoes". Queen's Encyclopedia. Queen's University. http://qnc.queensu.ca/Encyclopedia/m.html#Mottoes. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "General History". Queen's University. http://www.queensu.ca/secretariat/History/genhist.html. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  3. "Financial Highlights". Queen's University Annual Report 2010. Queen's University. p. 13. http://www.queensu.ca/resources/pdf/about/annualreport/2010/QU-2010AnnualReport.pdf. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Queen's Quick Facts". Queen's University. http://queensu.ca/about/facts/. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
  5. "Inventory and Assessment". Campus Plan 2002. Queen's University. 2002. http://www.queensu.ca/camplan/reports/section1-4.pdf. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
  6. "Queen's University Visual Identity Standards". Queen's University. http://www.queensu.ca/www/downloads/IDENTITY.PDF. Retrieved 15 May 2007.
  7. "Boo Hoo the Bear". Queen's Encyclopedia. Queen's University. http://qnc.queensu.ca/Encyclopedia/b.html#BooHoo. Retrieved 26 July 2011.