St. Dunstan's University

Identity area

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Corporate body

Authorized form of name

St. Dunstan's University

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Other form(s) of name

  • SDU

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Description area

Dates of existence


St. Dunstan's College, founded in 1855, succeeded the earlier St. Andrew's College (1831-1844), a school to prepare young men for the priesthood. The college received its university charter in 1917. In 1969 St. Dunstan's ceased to exist when it was amalgamated with Prince of Wales College to become the University of Prince Edward Island.


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Relationships area

Related entity

University of Prince Edward Island

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Control area

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Rules and/or conventions used

RAD 24.1A; 26.3C1


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

7 June 1999. Copied from PEIAIN 12 February 2015.




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