Regis Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Regis recently gained recognition for its commitment to Jesuit education principles. Featured in a recent U.S. News & World Report article, the University was noted as exemplifying the characteristics that set Jesuit education apart.

President Salvador Aceves noted that this education aims to create a better world by sharing knowledge and skills, aligning with the Jesuit mission for a more just and humane society. A Jesuit education, rooted in the liberal arts, emphasizes quality teaching, critical thinking, and rigorous academic standards.

Unlike what is offered at other Catholic institutions, Jesuit education is distinguished by the spirituality of the Jesuit order. Rev. Kevin Burke, S.J., vice president of University Mission, highlighted the explicit principles guiding Jesuit colleges, which include a spiritual commitment to community service through education.

Regis University is one of 27 Jesuit universities and colleges in the United States each varying in size, cost, and prestige but sharing a common commitment to religious education. The collaboration among Jesuit institutions is evident, with shared curricula and partnerships enhancing relationships between schools.

The piece also noted how Regis, like other Jesuit institutions, welcomes students of various faiths and cultural backgrounds, fostering a receptive and welcoming environment.

The U.S. News & World Report article highlights how Regis embodies Jesuit education principles, contributing to a broader understanding of the distinctive qualities that set Jesuit institutions apart in the realm of higher education. To read the full article, click here: