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Brandon University

270 18Th Street

Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6A9


Company Description

Mini University was founded in 1984 by Dr. Nancy Stanley as a special project of Brandon University's Campus Recreation Department. Since then, Mini U strives to encourage healthy living, creative expression, scientific curiosity and life-long learning ... more

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Board Member
Bird Studies Canada

NRC Council Member

Manitoba Rural Initiatives Endowment Fund


St. Francis Xavier

Bachelor of Science ( Magna cum Laude

St. Francis Xavier

Master of Science

University of Detroit



University College of the North Denise K. Henning


University of Michigan

science degrees

St. Francis Xavier University

science degrees

University of Detroit

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"Libraries as we know them probably won't exist in 50 years," said Louis Visentin, president of Brandon University. Visentin said the Internet is increasingly a source of academic information for students everywhere, so they need as much online access as possible. "(Having a computer) is a fundamental issue of literacy," he said.

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Louis Visentin, Ph.D

President and Vice-Chancellor at Brandon University
Louis Visentin, Ph.D Dr. Louis Visentin received science degrees from St. Francis Xavier University and University of Detroit before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbour). His broad experience on boards and councils includes chairing the Science Council of Newfoundland and working in molecular biology and biotechnology with the National Research Council. Dr. Visentin has also served in senior academic and research positions for Memorial University, Mount Allison University and University of New Brunswick. In 2000, Dr. Visentin began his term as President at Brandon University.

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Dr. Louis Visentin, President

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Louis Visentin

Dr. Louis Visentin is currently President and Vice-Chancellor at Brandon University in Manitoba. Dr. Visentin graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Magna cum Laude) from St. Francis Xavier in 1963 and with a Master of Science from the University of Detroit in 1966. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in 1969. In 1971, he was appointed to the continuing staff at the National Research Council of Canada (NRCC). Subsequently, he was a Senior Research Scientist and the Coordinator of NRCC's national biotechnology program. In 1986, he became the Dean of Science at Memorial University and Vice-President (Academic/Research) at Mount Allison. In 1995, he moved to become Vice-President Academic at the University of New Brunswick, before beginning his term as President of Brandon University in August 2000. In September 2002, Dr. Visentin was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for Service to Canada, and was admitted to the Order of St. John of Jerusalem in 2003. He was appointed to the National Research Council Governing Council in March 2003 and to the NRC/Canada Council for the Arts Artist-in-residence for Research Program in May 2003. Dr. Visentin's interests are broad and varied. In addition to his academic, administrative, and artistic talents, he has a love and understanding of the natural environment. He is passionate about ensuring that science is of the highest possible caliber and that it is integrated with broader societal goals.

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Dr. Louis P. Visentin Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor

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