Bishop's University Historical Timeline - recti cultus pectora roborant



Bishop's Heritage Crossword Puzzle

See how well you know Bishop's and its rich heritage.

Try the crossword, just for fun!

Click here for the puzzle (print on separate pages).


Good luck and if you get desperate for the answers, you know where to come!






Bishop's University's official motto is translated from the Latin to mean "sound learning strengthens the spirit." This is one of the many things you can discover while browsing through the  historical timeline. Please use the links above to navigate and to trace the path of events that over the years has made Bishop's the truly unique University it is today. If you would like to take the whole tour, simply click on "next" when you reach the bottom of each page.

Click on the Bishop's coat of arms to read about its origin and meaning, and to read all about "The Gaiters Story", just click on the gaiter badge on the right.



For the lyrics and the story behind the Bishop's University School Song, click on the "little brown jug" below. See also: Esprit de Corps Award


The selected images and accompanying text provide a glimpse of the university from 1843 until today. This is a dynamic document and will be continually updated, so check back from time to time for updates. We appreciate all comments, suggestions or feedback - please send them to Anna M. Grant.


Click on the stamp to view a chronological list of the buildings on Bishop's campus.

Source and copyright note: All photographs featured on this web site, unless otherwise specified, are the property of Bishop's University Archives, and may not be reproduced without permission.
Please contact Anna M. Grant, University Archivist for more information. (819) 822-9600 ext. 2609.

Visit Bishop's University Archives and Special Collections page.