Niagara University (Vaughan) is located on the No. 13-Toronto Purchase Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
Founded by the Vincentian Community in 1856, Niagara University is a private university with a strong, values-based mission delivered through the Catholic Intellectual tradition.
The Niagara University community strives to embody the vision of St. Vincent de Paul, in a mission that is educational, Catholic and Vincentian.
Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental peer review process overseen by the higher education community that aims to ensure academic quality and accountability and to encourage improvement.
The seal of Niagara University is a crest, double-edged bearing the legend "NIAGARA UNIVERSITY" and in the base, "1856," the year of Niagara's founding.
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The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min., a member of the Vincentian community, was appointed the 26th president of Niagara University on March 13, 2013.
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