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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Why I’m looking forward to Baylor’s bowl game

Why I’m looking forward to Baylor’s bowl game

Sunday, we learned that Baylor football will face Boise State in the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl in Phoenix (Dec. 27, 9:15 p.m. CT, ESPN). Over the last couple of weeks, some questioned whether or not Baylor shouldaccept this bowl bid, wondering aloudif we might be better off just moving our focus on to other …

Jason D. Cook Appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Jason D. Cook Appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communications

WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland today announced the appointment of Jason D. Cook as vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer. Cook comes to Baylor from Texas A&M University and will begin a transition to Baylor in mid-December.

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with a Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with a Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.

Baylor University Named to 2017 'Military Friendly' Schools List

Baylor University Named to 2017 'Military Friendly' Schools List

WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of <i>G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs</i> and <i>Military Spouse</i>.

Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and <i>Entrepreneur</i> magazine.

Christmas Arrives at Baylor University

Christmas Arrives at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University will usher in the winter holidays this week with a number of festive events, including the annual Christmas on 5th Street.

Why You Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Click the Unfriend Button

Why You Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Click the Unfriend Button

Baylor Professor Explains How Social Media Can Play a Role in Reconciliation
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) - Think twice before clicking the unfriend button this year.