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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Recent Baylor grad takes leadership role at ancient Israel synagogue dig site

Recent Baylor grad takes leadership role at ancient Israel synagogue dig site

For the last five years, explorers from Baylor and three other colleges have painstakingly uncovered a puzzle in Huqoq, Israel. Buried underground for centuries, an ancient synagogue filled with elaborate mosaics has emerged from the rubble, and amazingly, many of the 1,500-year-old artifacts have been found mostly intact. This summer, the excavation team uncovered even …

Baylor President’s Statement on 'Horrific' Charlottesville Events

Baylor President’s Statement on 'Horrific' Charlottesville Events

WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released the following statement regarding the violent rally that took place Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia: “Our hearts are heavy and our prayers go out to the victims of the horrific events that took place Saturday in Charlottesville. Racism has no place in our country nor in God’s Kingdom. God calls us to reach out to those around us and show that He is love. We pray for His presence to help us heal our nation.”

Opening Doors: Baylor and the Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Opening Doors: Baylor and the Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Hankamer School of Business faculty and graduate students work with the Prison Entrepreneurship Program to help parole-eligible inmates understand the importance of integrity and accountability as they gain the skills and confidence for success in the business world upon their release.

Baylor University to Inaugurate the Robert P. George Initiative on Faith, Ethics and Public Policy

Baylor University to Inaugurate the Robert P. George Initiative on Faith, Ethics and Public Policy

WACO, Texas (Aug. 8, 2017) – Baylor University has announced a new initiative on faith, ethics and public policy named for internationally acclaimed scholar Robert P. George, D.Phil., as part of the Baylor in Washington Program.

Things that Matter: Baylor’s LAUNCH Program Helps Entrepreneurs Get Ideas Off the Ground

Things that Matter: Baylor’s LAUNCH Program Helps Entrepreneurs Get Ideas Off the Ground

WACO, Texas (Aug. 7, 2017) – Baylor University’s LAUNCH program has a simple mission statement: Enable accelerated commercialization of things that matter.

Baylor University and Premier Productions Partner with GRAMMY' Nominee Kari Jobe for Highly Anticipated The Garden Tour

Baylor University and Premier Productions Partner with GRAMMY' Nominee Kari Jobe for Highly Anticipated The Garden Tour

WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) – Baylor University and the largest producer of live Christian events, Premier Productions, are partnering with worship leader Kari Jobe for The Garden Tour, with special guest Cody Carnes, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Waco Hall.

Project Promise to Continue Through Baylor Community Outreach Grant

Project Promise to Continue Through Baylor Community Outreach Grant

WACO, Texas (July 31, 2017) – Project Promise – a component of the School of Education’s University for Young People (UYP) that has served gifted and talented low-income Waco ISD students for almost two decades – will continue with funding available through a Baylor community outreach grant, Baylor University Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., announced today.

iEngage Civics Camp Teaches Students How to be Engaged, Active Citizens

iEngage Civics Camp Teaches Students How to be Engaged, Active Citizens

WACO, Texas (July 27, 2016) – More than one hundred fifth- through ninth-graders will learn about civics and provide a rich resource for Baylor faculty research during the annual Baylor University iEngage Summer Civics Institute. Now in its fifth year, running from July 31 - Aug. 4, the camp is hosted by Baylor School of Education through a grant from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.