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Carleton College

Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada was formerly known as Carleton College

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota was founded on November 14, 1866 by the Minnesota Conference of Congregational Churches[?] as Northfield College. In 1871, the name was changed in honor of benefactor William Carleton of Charlestown, Massachusetts.

The school is an independent, coeducational[?], liberal arts college with about 1800 students, and though non-sectarian, is a affiliated with the United Church of Christ[?].

Carleton competes in quizbowl and won the 1999 National Academic Quiz Tournaments undergraduate championship.

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