Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

W. Tennis. Kraus Joins WT Roster

Baylor women’s tennis head coach Joey Scrivano announced the addition of Livia Kraus to the fall roster on Tuesday afternoon.

M. Tennis. More Branches on the Tree

Matt Knoll hasn’t quite reached the level of Louisville’s Rick Pitino in basketball or Alabama’s Nick Saban in football when it comes to coaching trees. But, Baylor’s 21-year head men’s tennis coach added two more branches earlier this month and might have the most impressive coaching tree in the smaller world of men’s college tennis.

Baseball. Baseball’s Langeliers Earns Fourth Freshman All-American Nod

Baylor baseball freshman catcher Shea Langeliers was named a Baseball America first-team Freshman All-American, the organization announced Monday.

Track & Field. London Earns Spot in IAAF World Championships

Beating his previous best by more than half a second, Baylor quarter-miler Wil London finished third in Saturday's 400-meter finals at the USATF Outdoor Championships and earned a spot in the IAAF World Championships later this summer in London.

Houston Chronicle: Kingwood High names Top 10 graduates

June 1, 2017
Top 10 Kingwood High School graduate and incoming Baylor freshman Sarah Antrich plans to study biology at the University.

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor names interim provost

June 27, 2017
Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone named Dr. Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as the university's interim provost. McLendon has been serving as the dean of the School of Education since July 2015.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Baylor names interim provost

June 27, 2017
Baylor President Linda Livingstone has named Dr. Michael K. McLendon to serve as the school’s interim provost effective July 1, the university announced Tuesday.

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Baylor University names new interim provost

June 27, 2017
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone has named Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as the university's interim provost. “We are blessed to have such a noted higher education scholar on the Baylor campus who can immediately step in and serve the University as interim provost during this important time of transition,” Livingstone said.

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 last week — a milestone worth celebrating! To put that in context, Baylor is now one of just 14 colleges on Facebook to have topped 200,000 followers despite having fewer than 20,000 students. That short list includes three Ivy League schools (Yale, Princeton & […]

A Baylor love story creates a Baylor legacy

Early this month, incoming freshman Collin Enright finished his Baylor Orientation. He registered for his first semester of college classes, signed up for a meal plan, and got his official Baylor ID card. And his parents? They took selfies at the most memorable spots from when they were Baylor students themselves. Heather and Chris Enright […]

Six-man football star, Big 12 starting lineman — and Baylor MBA graduate

Quincy Jenkins came to Baylor in 2003 from tiny Trinidad, Texas (population 1,091), as a pre-med major. After walking on to the football team under head coach Guy Morriss, Jenkins went on to earn a scholarship and appear in 40 games as a defensive tackle for the Bears — all while earning his degree in biology. […]

Ben Franklin’s faith the subject of Baylor prof’s new book

Baylor history professor Thomas Kidd‘s latest book begins with a question: At the 1787 Constitutional Convention, why did Benjamin Franklin, of all people, suggest they begin the proceedings with prayer? The answer to that question turns out to be much more complex than you might think. With that moment as a starting point, Dr. Kidd unpacks Franklin’s complicated […]

Partial Closure of Third Street Announced, Effective July 10

WACO, Texas (June 28, 2017) — Beginning Monday, July 10, Third Street from Baylor Avenue to Speight Avenue on the Baylor University campus will be closed to through traffic as a result of a recent safety study.

Baylor Proud: Ben Franklin’s Faith the Subject of Baylor Prof’s New Book

What the Founding Fathers believed about God and religion has long been a subject of debate and fascination, and Franklin’s beliefs in particular may have the widest variety of interpretations among his peers.

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

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.