2000's

Did You Know?

  • Luther College welcomes students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientation.

  • Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.

  • Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.

  • The Luther College Residence offers an early payment discount. You can save up to $225 when you pay by August 15 (for Fall) and/or December 15 (for Winter)!

  • All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.

  • The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.

  • Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. All degrees are awarded by the U of R.

  • The Luther Library has over 18,000 items in its collection, 3,000 books checked out per year, and 6,000 students who come through its door per month.

2000's

2001 to 2005 – The Luther Spirit Campaign exceeds its goal of $2.5 million to repair and renovate the High School Campus’s buildings and grounds. Generous gifts from alums Gavin Semple (HS'63) and Merlis Belsher (HS'53) for repair of the gym immediately make it possible for the College to work on planning a new gymnasium.

2003 – Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Luther College is held in Melville, Saskatchewan.

2004-2005 – Total receipted charitable donations to Luther College this year exceeds $1 Million, the largest amount ever receipted in a single year.

2005 – Dr. Bruce Perlson is elected President, the first President who is also an alumnus of the school.

2010Dr. Bryan Hillis (U'78), Professor of Religious Studies at Luther College at the University of Regina, is named President.

2010 – The University Campus launches a new motto for the campus: “Think deeply. Act passionately. Live faithfully.” The High School Campus maintains the original motto of Luther College: “Quality education in a Christian context.”

2012 – After eighteen months of strategic planning, it is decided that the High School will begin a $17.3-million-dollar building and renovation program wherein a new gymnasium, Fine Arts classrooms, and Student Commons Area will be constructed with major renovations also occurring in the heritage gymnasium and locker rooms. Upgrades to electrical, HVAC, and other utilities are also initiated. The fundraising campaign accompanying this construction project is entitled A Time to Build, from Ecclesiastes 3:3.

2012 – The student body at the High School consists of 76% who are Canadian, 19% who are international, and 5% who are First Nations.

2013 – The Luther Residence at the University Campus consists of 48% international, with the majority of students coming from China, Nigeria and Brazil.

2013 – On October 10-13, 2013, Luther College celebrated “A Century of Faithfulness” in Regina, Saskatchewan. The festivities included the annual Luther Lecture featuring Dr. Martin E. Marty and celebration banquet including guest host Brent Butt.