2000's

Did You Know?

  • 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.

  • Luther College students pay the same tuition and fees as other University of Regina students.

  • The Luther College Residence hosts multiple social events and programs throughout the year, such as Christmas Dinner, International Night, Mardi Gras, and Karaoke Night.

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

  • Luther College opened the first residence on campus in 1971, and is still a “home away from home” to students: meals, laundry, and lifelong friendship included.

  • It pays to go to Luther College. Literally. Luther students are eligible for an additional $100,000 in scholarships, in addition to all of the awards available to them as U of R!

  • Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance degree programs. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.

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

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.