Regent (disambiguation)

Regent (disambiguation)

Regent may refer to:


* Regent Bowerbird, "Sericulus chrysocephalus"
* Regent Honeyeater, "Xanthomyza phrygia"
* Regent Parrot, "Polytelis anthopeplus"
* Regent Whistler, "Pachycephala schlegelii"


* Boards of Regents:
** Regents of the University of California make up the governing board of the University of California, USA
** Florida Board of Regents (1965-2001), statewide governing body for the State University System of Florida, USA
** Georgia Board of Regents, created in 1931, part of the state government of Georgia, USA
** Kansas Board of Regents, body which governs six state universities in Kansas, USA
** Ohio Board of Regents, coordinating board for higher education in Ohio, USA
** South Dakota Board of Regents, governs South Dakota's six public universities, USA
** Tennessee Board of Regents, supervises all public institutions of higher education in Tennessee, USA, not governed by the University of Tennessee system
** Utah State Board of Regents, formed in 1969 as a governing body for the Utah System of Higher Education, USA
* Regent College, transdenominational Christian graduate school in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
* Regent College, Leicester, one of three sixth form colleges in Leicester, England
* Regent House, official governing body of the University of Cambridge, England
* Regent House Grammar School, coeducational grammar school in Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland
* Regent University, accredited Christian university in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
* Regents Business School London, part of Regent's College, England
* Regents External Degree Program (1971-1984) and Regents College (1984-2001), degree-granting programs of the University of the State of New York, succeeded since 2001 by Excelsior College
* Regent's College, educational complex in Regent's Park, London, England
* Regents Examinations, standardized tests given to high school students through the New York State Department of Education, USA
* Regent's Park College, Oxford, Permanent Private Hall in the University of Oxford, England
* Regents School of Austin, Christian school in Austin, Texas, USA
* The Regent's School, founded in 1995 as the first international coeducational boarding school on the eastern seaboard of Thailand
* Regent Secondary School, government secondary school in Choa Chu Kang, Singapore
* Regents Theological College, theological college in Nantwich, Cheshire, England

Entertainment Industry

* Regent Communications, radio broadcaster based in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
* Regent Records; for companies with this name see:
** Regent Records (UK)
** Regent Records (US)
* Regent Releasing, Theatrical film distribution company
* Regents (quartet), barbershop quartet that won the 1974 SPEBSQSA international competition
* The Regents, doo-wop vocal group from New York City, USA, in the late 1950s and early 1960s


* Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, see also: Regent International Hotels
* Regent Inns, parent company of Walkabout and Jongleurs/Bar Risa chains
* Regent International Hotels, luxury hotel chain, part of Carlson Companies
* Regent Palace Hotel, in Glasshouse Street, London, England

Legal cases

* John Moore vs. the Regents of the University of California, Supreme Court of California case, settled on 9 July 1990, finding that Moore had no property rights to his discarded cells or any profits made from them
* McLaurin vs. Oklahoma State Regents, 339 U.S. 637 (1950), reversed a lower court decision upholding the efforts of the state-supported University of Oklahoma, USA, to adhere to the state law requiring African-Americans to be provided instruction on a segregated basis
* Regents of the University of California vs. Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (1978), landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States on affirmative action
* Tarasoff vs. Regents of the University of California, 17 Cal. 3d 425, 551 P.2d 334, 131 Cal. Rptr. 14 (Cal. 1976), was a case in which the Supreme Court of California held that mental health professionals have a duty to warn potential victims of the desire of a patient to harm the victim


A regent is someone appointed to administer a state in the absence, incapacity or minority of the monarch; for an extensive list of people who have acted as regents in history, see: Regent

* List of Captains Regent of San Marino
* Prince Regent


* Prince Regent Inlet, body of water between Somerset Island and the Brodeur Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada
* Regent, North Dakota, city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, USA
* Regent's Canal, canal in London, England
* Regent Centre, large business park in Gosforth, near Newcastle, England
* Regent Court, block of flats in the Hillsborough district of Sheffield, England
* Regente Feijó, municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil
* Regent Hall, Salvation Army Church on Oxford Street, London, England
* Regent's Park and Kensington North (UK Parliament constituency), London, England
* Regent's Place, mixed use business and retail quarter on Euston Road in Camden, London, England
* Regent Square (Pittsburgh), neighborhood in the East End area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
* Regent's Park (disambiguation), for various parks of the name
* Regent Street (disambiguation), for various streets of the name
* Regent Theatre, various theatres of the name

Other companies

* Regent (Petrol), a name used by Texaco in Britain from 1947 to 1967
* Regent Seven Seas Cruises, cruise line based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
* Sands Regent, casino holding company based in Reno, Nevada, USA


* AEC Regent series, a series of double-decker bus built by Associated Equipment Company of the UK
** AEC Regent, the first version produced between 1929 and 1942
** AEC Regent II, produced between 1945 and 1947
** AEC Regent III, produced between late 1940s and mid-1950s
** AEC Regent III RT, variant of AEC Regent double-decker bus used in and around London during the 1950s
** AEC Regent IV
** AEC Regent V, the last version produced between 1954 and 1969
* Dodge Regent, automobile built by Chrysler Corporation of Canada
* Prince Regent DLR station, station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) in the Docklands area of east London, England
* Regent's Park tube station, London Underground railway station by Regent's Park, England
* Regent railway station, Melbourne, railway station in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
* Regents Street railway station, Sydney, Australia
* RFA Regent (A486), ammunition, explosives, and food stores ship in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, UK


* Five regent houses, collective term for five families of the Fujiwara clan regarded as entitled to the position of Sekkan in the Imperial Court of Kyoto, Japan, between the 12th and 19th centuries
* Regent Diamond, large diamond found in India in 1698, now in the Louvre Museum, France
* Regent (grape), inter-specific (French/American) red hybrid grape variety
* Regent (insecticide), broad spectrum systemic insecticide containing fipronil
* Regent Park Khaddim Committee aims to provide religious and cultural support for the Bengali Muslim community in London, England
* Regent Park Neighbourhood Initiative (RPNI), community organisation in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
* Regent Park Tamil Cultural Association, formed around 1996 to promote intra Tamil cultural and community development, London, England
* Regenten, the oligarchy that ruled the Dutch Republic

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