Located in Québec City, Université Laval was founded as the Séminaire de Québec in 1663 by Monseigneur François de Laval, the first bishop of New France. Granted a royal charter in 1852, it was the first institution in North America to offer higher education in French.
Name proposed by Yvan Dutil; citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid
Reference: MPC 49099