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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What it means to be BaylorProud, even in disappointment

What it means to be BaylorProud, even in disappointment

If this week’s Baylor news has left you shaken, you’re not alone. How, you may wonder, can we ever be proud of Baylor when the university has fallen so far short of the standards it sets for itself? A little history… Almost nine years ago, this blog was started to show the many reasons why …

Baylor University Board of Regents announces leadership changes and extensive corrective actions following findings of external investigation

Baylor University Board of Regents announces leadership changes and extensive corrective actions following findings of external investigation

WACO, Texas (May 26, 2016) – In Fall 2015, Baylor University’s Board of Regents engaged outside counsel Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Pepper) to conduct an independent and external review of Baylor’s institutional response to Title IX and related compliance issues through the lens of specific cases.

"Imaginate" Exhibit to Open at Mayborn Museum

WACO, Texas (May 25, 2016) – Imaginate, an interactive summer exhibit focused on encouraging innovation and imagination, will open at the Mayborn Museum Complex on May 28 and run through Sept. 5.

Lamppost Memorials Honor Baylor Veterans

Lamppost Memorials Honor Baylor Veterans

WACO, Texas (May 25, 2016) – Scattered across Baylor University’s campus are more than 140 granite memorial lampposts — silent stone sentinels that each bear a plaque commemorating a Baylor student who was killed in service.

Doctoral Candidate Wins National Award for Research

Doctoral Candidate Wins National Award for Research

WACO, Texas (May 18, 2016) – Joshua Brownlow, a doctoral candidate studying geology at Baylor University, received the Farvolden Award for his research regarding the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination, which he presented at the 2016 National Groundwater Association Groundwater Summit in April.

Regents Receive Briefing from Pepper Hamilton; Approve Operating Budget, Capital Projects; Confirm New Regents

Regents Receive Briefing from Pepper Hamilton; Approve Operating Budget, Capital Projects; Confirm New Regents

WACO, Texas (May 13, 2016) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents attended to a variety of matters related to the business of the University. The Board received a comprehensive briefing from Pepper Hamilton LLP, whose services were retained by the Board in September 2015 to conduct an independent and external investigation of the University’s response to reports of sexual and interpersonal violence. Over the coming weeks, the Board will carefully consider the information provided in the briefing and determine how to decisively act upon Pepper Hamilton’s findings and recommendations. The members of the Board will be guided by their faith as they make significant decisions for the welfare of Baylor students, the direction of the institution and the good of Baylor Nation.

Baylor Law School Achieves Highest Employment Rate Among Texas Law Schools

Baylor Law School Achieves Highest Employment Rate Among Texas Law Schools

WACO, Texas (May 9, 2016) – In a legal job market that is slowly rebounding, Baylor Law School posted its highest employment numbers since 2006, and, among the nine Texas law schools that reported employment data for the Class of 2015, showed the greatest gains in employment numbers this year.