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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Official Baylor Facebook page breaks 200,000 mark

Official Baylor Facebook page breaks 200,000 mark

Eagle-eyed social media users may have noted that the official Baylor Facebook page topped 200,000 followers lastweek — a milestone worth celebrating! To put that in context, Baylor is now one of just 14 collegeson Facebook to have topped 200,000 followers despite havingfewer than 20,000 students.That short list includes threeIvy League schools (Yale, Princeton & …

Downtown Bears

Downtown Bears

Downtown Waco is experiencing a long-awaited renaissance, and Baylor alumni play key roles in revitalizing the heart of the city.

McLendon Named Baylor Interim Provost

McLendon Named Baylor Interim Provost

WACO, Texas (June 27, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., has named Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as the institution’s interim provost, effective July 1. McLendon has served as dean of Baylor’s School of Education since July 2015, while also holding a faculty appointment as the Fred and Edith Hale Endowed Professor in Higher Education Leadership and Policy.

Line Camp and Orientation Help Baylor Freshmen Bond

Line Camp and Orientation Help Baylor Freshmen Bond

WACO, Texas (June 26, 2017) – Summer at Baylor University belongs to the Class of 2021. As incoming Baylor freshmen experience everything from attending academic open houses to splashing through fountains at 3 a.m., they gain the knowledge they will need to thrive in college and the friendships they will treasure forever at Baylor Line Camp and New Student Orientation.

Alumni, Parents and Friends Continue Remarkable Level of Giving to Baylor University

Alumni, Parents and Friends Continue Remarkable Level of Giving to Baylor University

WACO, Texas (June 22, 2017) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year that spanned June 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017, exceeded $100 million in gifts, pledges and planned giving commitments, marking the sixth consecutive year the University has surpassed that benchmark in fundraising.

‘Rising Star’ Baylor Researchers Meet with Congressional Delegation, Staffers and Agency Officials on Capitol Hill

‘Rising Star’ Baylor Researchers Meet with Congressional Delegation, Staffers and Agency Officials on Capitol Hill

WACO, Texas (June 21, 2017) – A delegation of “Rising Star” researchers at Baylor University participated in the first Baylor Research on the Hill event in Washington, D.C., to share more information about the University and its research initiatives with key policy- and decision-makers.

Baylor DACA Expert Comments on Trump's Decision to Continue 'Dreamers' Program

Baylor DACA Expert Comments on Trump's Decision to Continue 'Dreamers' Program

Baylor Law School Professor Laura Hernández is a recognized expert on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. She responded to President Trump's decision to continue the Obama-era program.