Regis University

Location: Denver, Colorado
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Federal Circuit: 10th Circuit

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  • Victory: Regis University ends investigation into student’s ‘social justice bake sale’

    August 24, 2017

    Earlier this summer, we suggested that Regis University was not living up to its free speech promises by turning to censorship and investigation after a student hosted a controversial “Social Justice Bake Sale.” In doing so, the university offered an instructive example of how universities should not respond to campus controversies. But Regis’ recent decision to end its investigation against the student at the heart of the bake sale controversy suggests that Regis may be attempting to plot a new course. In case you missed the months-long debacle, here’s a short recap: On March 16, Regis student Alex Beck earned […]

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  • Don’t expect Regis University to live up to its free speech promises

    June 1, 2017

    If you attend Regis University or are considering applying, be warned: Regis University leads students to believe their free speech rights are protected, and then investigates students for exercising those rights. Such is the case for student Alexander Beck, who is now under investigation for “harassment” and “discrimination” for expression protected by the First Amendment, which he also believed would be protected at Regis, a private school that promises its students free speech rights. A new letter from FIRE — the third FIRE has sent to Regis in three months about Beck’s “Social Justice Bake Sale” — asks Regis to […]

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  • Regis University claims it didn’t censor bake sale event, then boasts about how quickly it censored the event

    April 17, 2017

    In less than a month, FIRE has written two letters to Regis University contesting its decision to shut down a student’s “Social Justice Bake Sale” event, a dean’s refusal to admit the university censored the bake sale, Regis’ president’s shift to boasting that the university quickly censored the bake sale, and Regis’ repeated statements that the student’s bake sale violated federal law. The controversy over the bake sale at the Denver, Colorado university first began March 16, when student Alexander Beck set up a “Social Justice Bake Sale” as a response to the university’s “Social Justice Week” programming. Beck had […]

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