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Did You Know?

  • Luther College offers Bundles programs that group together first-year students and classes to give you a great start and help ease the transition from high school to university.

  • Wondering where to live? Our student residence, The Student Village at Luther College, is considered the best choice for first-year student accommodation. Individual private rooms mean you can stick to your own schedule and you never have to deal with roommate hassles.

  • Luther College students are U of R students and receive all the same benefits. Upon graduation you will receive a U of R degree.

  • Free entrance counselling support and invaluable one-on-one academic advising are available for all programs at Luther College.

  • You can book a tour of Luther College, the U of R campus, and our student residence, The Student Village at Luther College, any time throughout the year. Contact our Recruitment Office at 1-306-206-2117.

  • The Luther Library has over 24,000 items in its collection, 5,000 books checked out per year, and 7,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Luther College is the first choice for high school to university transition. Enjoy all the benefits of a larger campus, without feeling lost in the crowd. Our community is full of caring mentors and peers to ensure a positive student experience.

  • Eating better means studying better. The Luther Cafeteria offers fresh, healthy, nutritious meals seven days a week with a self-serve “all-you-care-to-eat” concept students prefer.

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Our Donors

Founders' Day Dinner

Every November, Luther College gathers for the Founders’ Day Dinner - our biggest donor event of the year and a beloved tradition where we celebrate and recognize lifetime giving to Luther College.

In 2000, Luther College established Founders’ Day to recognize the generosity and spirit of our many benefactors, past and present, who have played a part in the establishment and growth of the College. This annual event is traditionally held in mid-November around the time of the birthdays of Martin Luther and our first Principal and President, Rex Schneider.

On Founders’ Day we come together as a community to honour individuals, families, and organizations who have made significant contributions in support of the College’s vision and mission. Collectively, these gifts have tremendously enhanced the educational experience for Luther College students.
 

Founders’ Day Dinner 2020

Unfortunately, given the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings, the 2020 Founders’ Day Dinner has been postponed.

So although we couldn’t gather for an in-person dinner, we still wanted to say a special thank you all of our donors. We especially want to recognize those donors who reached a new level of cumulative lifetime giving with Luther College over this past year. Thank you for your incredible generosity! We also would like to introduce you to Luther’s new President, Rev. Dr. Marc Jerry. He provides an update on Luther College and tours both campuses in this video above. We hope you enjoy it.

These are the donors who reached a new level of cumulative lifetime giving as of June 30, 2020.
 

Founders’ Day Dinner 2019

The 2019 Founders’ Day Dinner was held on November 14, 2019. We also honored our Distinguished Service Award receipients, Mary Jesse and Gerry Harris. Our photo gallery from 2019 is below.

Click here to view the program.
 

Founders' Society

The Founders’ Society acknowledges those donors whose cumulative lifetime giving to Luther College is $10,000 or more. All gifts, including annual gifts, major gifts, completed pledges, and realized planned gifts contribute to the cumulative total.

Donors are recognized in the following categories:

  • Blue & White Society - $5 Million+
  • Black & Gold Society - $1 Million+
  • 1926 Society - $700,000+
  • Martin Luther Society - $300,000+
  • 1913 Society - $150,000+
  • President's Society - $70,000+
  • Heritage Society - $30,000+
  • Founders' Society - $10,000+
  • Visionaries Society

 

Founders' Day Dinner 2019