Recent Examples of regent from the Web
The regents had wanted to freeze tuition for the 2017-'18 academic year, but then increase it no more than the cost of living for 2018-'19.
Traditionally, the regents have elected the chief justice as chancellor.
The program was announced during the U-M Board of Regents' June meeting, where regents normally set tuition rates for the coming year.
Texas A&M regents approve a new outdoor track stadium.
McRaven works for the board that hired him, but those regents are political appointments made by the governor, and the Legislature controls the state budget that sends public money to its universities.
The board of regents had postponed approval of the contract until the external investigation of how the school handled the domestic violence allegation case against former assistant Joe Tumpkin had concluded.
Regents assumed all the powers of the monarch, just not the title of king.
The board of regents recently moved to end discussion among themselves about the departure of the teachers.
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REGENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regent for English Language Learners
: a person who rules a kingdom when the king or queen is not able to rule because he or she is sick, too young, etc.
REGENT Defined for Kids
Definition of regent for Students
: a person who temporarily governs a kingdom in place of a monarch
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