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  • Brian Pallister
    Brian William Pallister MLA (born July 6, 1954) is a Canadian politician serving as the 22nd premier of Manitoba since 2016. He has been the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba s...
  • Tommy Douglas, PC CC SOM (1904 - 1986)
    Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas, PC, CC, SOM was a Scottish-born Baptist minister who became a prominent Canadian social democratic politician. As leader of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Fe...

Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, with an enrollment of 3700 (2013) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President Dr. John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of a very few predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada.

The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students. In the 2015 Macleans rankings of primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, Brandon University was ranked 16th out of 19 overall and #1 in the student to faculty ratio category. The school of music is rated one of the best in Canada. The university press, The Quill, is a member of CUP.