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 16 October 1841[2]
Type Public university
Endowment $1.036 billion[3]
Chancellor James Leech
Rector Michael Young[4]
Principal Daniel Woolf
Academic staff 3,925[5]
Students 24,582[5]
Undergraduates 16,339[5]
Postgraduates 4,318[5]
Other students 5,325[5]
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)
Former names Queen's College at Kingston
(1841–1912)
Colours Red, Blue, and Gold[6]
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Sports CIS, OUA, CUFLA
33 varsity teams
Nickname Golden Gaels
Mascot Boo Hoo the Bear[7]
Affiliations ACU, ATS, AUCC, CARL, CBIE, COU, CUSID, Fields Institute, U15, MAISA, MNU, OUA
Website queensu.ca
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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 | change source]

  1. "Mottoes". Queen's Encyclopedia. Queen's University. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  2. "General History". Queen's University. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  3. "Quarterly Investment Report" (PDF). Financial Services. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  4. "Administration/Governance". Governance. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "Queen's Quick Facts". Queen's University. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  6. "Queen's University Visual Identity Guide" (PDF). Queen's University. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  7. "Boo Hoo the Bear". Queen's University. Queen's University. Retrieved 30 September 2012.