St. Francis Xavier University established Coady Institute in 1959 as part of its commitment to community leadership development. The Executive Director of Coady Institute reports to the University’s Academic Vice-President and Provost who reports to the President of the University who in turn is responsible to the Board of Governors, the senior governing body of the University. The University, and Coady Institute by affiliation, is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA Registration/BN: 10808 3270 RR0001) registered under the legal name: Governors of St. Francis Xavier University