Regis University marks inauguration of newest college

October 01, 2015

College of Business and Economics takes center stage at annual dinner

DENVER – Regis University will celebrate the opening of the new College of Business and Economics on October 1 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Melding existing business and economic programs, the new College creates a distinct learning experience around informed and principled leadership to benefit the greater good.

Colorado Governor John W. Hickenlooper will offer opening remarks and noted speaker and author of “Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way he Leads”, and “Heroic Leadership”, Chris Lowney will deliver his keynote during the event. Regis community members celebrating the inauguration include St. John Francis Regis Society members, Ignatian Society honorees, President’s Council members and other noted guests. 

“We have more than 450 years of Jesuit teachings, expertise and ethical solutions to apply as we educate the next generation of leaders of conscience who will attack urgent issues facing a globalizing world,” said Timothy P. Keane, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business and Economics. “I'm fortunate to be part of this exciting future.” Keane will share his vision of excellence and competitive business education at the dinner.

More than 1,900 Regis students are currently served in our online and on-campus business, non-profit and economics programs. Of Regis’s 68,000 alumni, more than 26,000 play vital roles in Colorado and global business.

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Based in Denver, Regis provides a values-based liberal arts education offering professional certifications and degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.