Governance & Administration

Did You Know?

  • Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.

  • The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.

  • Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium -  the largest high school gym in Regina.

  • The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.

  • The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.

  • Did you know there is a 3rd floor to the boy's dorm? It was traditionally assigned to upper level students who were more mature & responsible. Students who lived up there in the 1940’s confessed, in hushed tones, to having a radio when those devices were against school policy.

  • Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.

  • In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.  

Governance & Administration

Luther College, established in Regina in 1926, is incorporated in the Province of Saskatchewan under legislation enacted in 1969 and amended in 1996. Except for brief periods every two years at the National Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the business of Luther College, Regina is governed by a Board of Regents, totaling no less than ten and no more than twenty-one members, all of whom donate their time. The Board of Regents is composed of a majority of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.

The management and supervision (the administration) of Luther College, Regina is entrusted to the President of Luther College, Regina with the assistance of a senior leadership team including the Principal, Luther College High School (LCHS); Academic Vice Principal, LCHS; Student Life Vice Principal, LCHS; Chaplain, LCHS; Academic Dean, Luther College at the University of Regina (LCUR); Chaplain, LCUR; Director of Business Operations, LCHS; and Director of Finance, Luther College, Regina. The division of roles and responsibilities of the Board of Regents and the administration is detailed in the Board Operating Guidelines. The President of Luther College, Regina is accountable to the Board of Regents.