About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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Weekend brings two more Big 12 titles back to Baylor

Weekend brings two more Big 12 titles back to Baylor

On Saturday, Baylor athletic programs brought home two Big 12 championships — one that Bears have perhaps come to expect, and one that was completely new. First came the Lady Bear basketball team, which won its seventh straight Big 12 regular season title. To put that in perspective, only twoBig 12 teams — in any …

Duke Divinity School Professor Will Lecture on the Shift in Leadership Roles for Christian Women

Duke Divinity School Professor Will Lecture on the Shift in Leadership Roles for Christian Women

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2017) – Kate Bowler, Ph.D., assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke Divinity School, will lecture on the shift in leadership roles for Christian women at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in Room 102 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 300 Guittard Ave.

School of Education's Dr. Doug Rogers Elected President of National Association

School of Education's Dr. Doug Rogers Elected President of National Association

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2017) — Doug Rogers, Ed.D., associate professor in the Baylor School of Education, will be inducted as the president of the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) on March 10, 2017, at the organization’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.

Baylor Regents Approve Governance Reforms

Baylor Regents Approve Governance Reforms

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the best practice recommendations of a six-member Governance Review Task Force that completed a detailed, independent review of the Board’s governance policies and practices. Over its two-day meeting, the board also heard a number of reports, including those on the ongoing implementation of recommendations received in May, the University’s presidential search, SACSCOC reaccreditation, admissions and athletics.

Portal to the Public at the Mayborn Museum Complex Brings Science to the Waco Community

Portal to the Public at the Mayborn Museum Complex Brings Science to the Waco Community

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – Portal to the Public at the Mayborn Museum Complex is helping Baylor University science experts bring science to life—sometimes literally.

Baylor Competition Winners to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Baylor Competition Winners to Perform at Carnegie Hall

WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Fifteen soloists and four chamber groups have been selected as winners of this year’s Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition within Baylor University’s School of Music. To celebrate their accomplishments, the student winners will take to the stage May 25 at renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Baylor Law School Offers Free, ‘User-Friendly’ Law Courses in People’s Law School 2017

Baylor Law School Offers Free, ‘User-Friendly’ Law Courses in People’s Law School 2017

WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2017) – This Saturday, the Baylor Law School will host the People’s Law School, a half-day event offering free courses designed to help the average citizen understand their legal rights.

Faith-Based Organizations Shoulder Majority of Crucial Services and Develop Creative Solutions for Homelessness, New Baylor University Study Says

Faith-Based Organizations Shoulder Majority of Crucial Services and Develop Creative Solutions for Homelessness, New Baylor University Study Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 1, 2017) — Faith-based organizations are at the forefront of addressing root causes of homelessness, providing not only the majority of emergency shelter beds but innovating long-term solutions, a new study by Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion concludes.