Founded in 1917, Campion College is named for the Jesuit priest and scholar, St. Edmund Campion. The college was founded through a special Act of the Legislature of the Province of Saskatchewan as the “Catholic College of Regina.”
In 1923, Campion attained status as a Junior College of the University of Saskatchewan, and was the first institution in Regina through which students could earn a bachelor’s degree.
In 1964, the College was granted federation with the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus, later to become the University of Regina.
Today, Campion College boasts a faculty complement of 20 full-time professors, offering courses in the areas of Arabic, Astronomy, Catholic Studies, Classics, English, Film Studies, History, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Statistics, and Theatre Studies.
Campion College is one of over 190 Jesuit post-secondary institutions worldwide, and the only Jesuit undergraduate college in Canada. The College is an associate member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), an organization comprising 28 Jesuit universities and colleges in the United States. As well, Campion College is a member institution of Alpha Sigma Nu, the international honour society for Jesuit institutions of higher learning.
Detailed College History (pdf file)