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Campus Profile: Creighton University

Creighton University is a private university in Nebraska. Around 4,500 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.

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Creighton University is a private university in Nebraska. Around 4,500 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.


Official Political Student Organizations:

Conservative Organizations: 

Creighton Students for Life

Creighton University College Republicans

Federalist Society

Turning Point USA

 

Liberal Organizations:

American Constitution Society

Creighton College Democrats

Creighton University Gender and Sexuality Alliance

Eileen B. Lieben Center for Women

Fair Trade Club

Health Law Student Association

Law School Gender and Sexuality Alliance

Medicine Gender and Sexuality Alliance


OpenSecrets Data on Creighton University Employee Political Donations:

In the 2020 election cycle, 85.47% of Creighton University employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 14.53% of donations went to Republican candidates in federal elections, according to data from OpenSecrets.

COVID-19:

 

Creighton University is requiring a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students.

 


Stories by Campus Reform about Creighton University:


Catholic school invited pro-choice commencement speaker. Now he's backing out.


Former Nebraska Democrat Gov. Bob Kerrey backed out of delivering a commencement speech at Creighton University, a Catholic school, after receiving backlash for his recent comments supporting abortion. The move comes as a number of Christian colleges have come under scrutiny for not upholding their stated beliefs and values.


Turning Point USA on watch at America’s colleges 


The administration at Creighton University effectively issued a “cease and desist” letter to Turning Point USA (TPUSA) on the grounds that TPUSA's website inaccurately indicated that the group had an active chapter on campus. Their chapter, the school said, “was unable to distinguish itself from existing organizations with similar mission statements.”


Prof says those who support cops are racist 


A Creighton professor offered to “fix” a news headline about a “Back the Blue” rally to read “white supremacist rally.” Creighton College Republicans are calling on the professor to publicly apologize. The professor’s account has since been deleted and the university has released a statement on its Twitter page.