Glenn Beck Opens Virtual University

By Andrew Gauthier 


Glenn Beck fans will now be able to take their devotion to a higher level. The king of all conservative media plans to take his message of selective far-right libertarianism to a whole new venue — the virtual classroom — with Beck University, which begins online instruction at 8 p.m. Wednesday and offers classes through September.

Beck U’s initial offerings include nine single-session classes — Faith 101, 102 and 103; Hope 101, 102 and 103; and Charity 101, 102 and 103 — for subscribers of Beck’s Insider Extreme broadcasts, which cost between $6.26 and $9.95 per month. An intriguing collection of faculty members will be teaching the classes. More…