Founded in 1841, Queen’s University has a longstanding tradition of being a leader in research, teaching excellence, student engagement and shaping Canada’s future. Queen’s is a mid-sized residential university with a fall 2011 student population of 18,625 FTE undergraduate students and 3,791 FTE graduate students. Of these 6,325 undergraduate students and 1,159 graduate students were studying in STEM disciplines. A founder member of the G10 (now the U15) Canadian research intensive universities, Queen’s University’s research income in 2011 totaled almost $155M. Maclean’s magazine’s latest rankings place Queen’s fourth overall in Canada among medical/doctoral universities, and best in Canada for student retention, the proportion of students who graduate with a Queen’s degree, and the number of full time professors receiving winning national awards. In the 2012 Globe and Mail Canadian University Report, Queen’s took top spot with the most ‘A’ grades for large, medium or small universities, a first place ranking in overall student satisfaction, and was ranked in the top three for quality of teaching and learning, instructors’ teaching style and student faculty interaction. And in the latest QS World University Rankings, Queen’s was sixth among all Canadian universities, 144th overall, and within the top 150 for computer science and electrical engineering. In the 2008 National Survey of Student Engagement, Queen’s University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science ranked among the top universities in the country on many key indicators including overall educational experiences and the percentage of students who would go to the same institution given the chance to start over.