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 & …

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.

Livingstone Looks to Cultivate Baylor’s Vibrant, Inclusive Campus

Livingstone Looks to Cultivate Baylor’s Vibrant, Inclusive Campus

Though 15 years have passed since Dr. Linda Livingstone last served Baylor as associate dean of graduate programs in its Hankamer School of Business, she looks forward to cultivating one of the University’s greatest strengths, a vibrant and inclusive campus, hand-in-hand with Baylor’s nearly 17,000 students.

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.

Short Stories Come to Life in Baylor Theatre’s Latest Comedy

Short Stories Come to Life in Baylor Theatre’s Latest Comedy

WACO, Texas (June 22, 2017) – In the words of the show’s narrator, Baylor Theatre’s latest production tells a story of “love, pure and complicated.”

‘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.

Baylor University Counseling Center Receives National Accreditation for Its Doctoral Internship Program

Baylor University Counseling Center Receives National Accreditation for Its Doctoral Internship Program

WACO, Texas (June 9, 2017) – Baylor University Counseling Center (BUCC) has achieved a milestone for its doctoral internship program. The American Psychological Association has announced the accreditation of BUCC’s doctoral internship program, a multi-step process that begins with accreditation and continues through long-term assessment of internship outcomes.