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“The mission of Acadia University is to provide a personalized and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.”
(Adopted by Senate on 13 March 2006; by the Board of Governors on 13 May 2006)
To view the Strategic Plan for Acadia University - Personalized Education for a Complex World, please click here (pdf).
Acadia At A Glance
President and Vice Chancellor: Ray Ivany
Chancellor: Libby Burnham ('60)
Campus size: 250 acres (100 hectares)Enrolment
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We're proud of Acadia's strong varsity athletics program - it's a tradition that dates back to 1875. Acadia holds more conference and national championships than any other university in Atlantic Canada and has the highest number of Academic All-Canadians for primarily undergraduate universities in the country. We are a member of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and Atlantic University Sport (AUS). When our varsity teams play, our fans gather to carry on Acadia's Stand Up and Cheer tradition!
The Honourable Peter MacKay (’87), Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, was at Acadia University on July 3, 2015 to announce on behalf of the Government of Canada an investment of $65,000 through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s (ACOA) Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) to support the creation of a new online tidal energy atlas.Learn more… Online GIS Mapping Platform Supports Development in Emerging Tidal Sector
Migratory seabirds carry the marine pollution they ingest at sea back to their nesting sites on land, according to a new study led by Canada research chair and associate biology professor Mark Mallory. wildlife.org reportLearn more… Seabirds bring contaminants to land ecosystems, says researcher