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History and Heritage

Learn about Saint Mary’s foundations, how we have changed and adapted throughout our 100+ year history, and how our heritage has influenced who we are today.

Mission & Vision

In the Lasallian Catholic tradition, we meet learners where they are and provide them with opportunities for growth in knowledge, professional preparation, and personal transformation.

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Affiliation

De La Salle Christian Brothers; Roman Catholic

1912

Founded

President

Very Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D.

46% : 54%

Male : Female Ratio

Annual Budget

$93.8

million

Affiliation

De La Salle Christian Brothers; Roman Catholic

1912

Founded

President

Very Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D.

46% : 54%

Male : Female Ratio

Annual Budget

$93.8

million

Our Students, Their Stories

Presidents, Visionaries, Inspiring Leaders

The Very Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, Ph.D., has served as president of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota since 2018. Burns’ leadership is focused on delivering quality education founded in the university’s Lasallian Catholic mission, which calls for a practical education rooted in character formation and a deep grounding in liberal arts.

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Saint Mary’s offices provide support for all students, wherever or however you take classes. If you’re unable to find the office or service you need, we encourage you to call the main number of your campus location.

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