WACO, Texas (March 19, 2015) – Following a nine-month national search, Baylor University Provost and Executive Vice President David E. Garland, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., as dean of Baylor’s School of Education.
As the University’s motto – Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana – suggests, Baylor University strives dutifully to serve the interests of both church and community. That is why we are asking you to join us as we prepare for an historic celebration of Christian worship at Baylor’s beautiful McLane Stadium.
Football players — particularly those who have played at the highest levels — know the importance of good medical care. Thus, it comes as no surprise that so many NFL stars turned out to support Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing‘s “Going for the Gold Gala” last week in Dallas. [SEE PHOTOS from this year’s gala] […]
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord…” – Colossians 3:23 Faculty and staff at Baylor University really take this verse to heart. At the 2015 Service Recognition Ceremony last month, the university recognized three Bears in particular who have dedicated the majority of their lives – nearly 50 years each […]
With the start of the Big 12 season just over two weeks away, the league's head coaches have selected the Baylor men's tennis team to finish second in the regular-season standings, the conference office announced Thursday.
March 24, 2015 Kane Russell Coleman and Logan PC (KRCL) has announced Philip Bean, JD ’10, as one of the latest litigators to join their firm in the Litigation Group in Dallas. Bean has extensive experience in a variety of civil litigation, including automobile dealership defense, consumer bad faith, automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability cases, wrongful death and complex tort cases.
March 25, 2015 (Digital subscription required) Baylor alumnus and former Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane Jr., along with area pastors, are inviting worshipers from across the nation to Baylor's 45,000-seat McLane Stadium for “The Gathering on the Brazos,” a Palm Sunday worship and prayer service expected to attract thousands and intended to promote racial, socioeconomic and interdenominational healing. McLane, who gave a leadership gift for the $266 million stadium, said the idea came to him as he attended last fall's first game in the facility. "This being a religious university, it seemed we ought to do something with a great religious purpose," he said. Lead speaker will be Tony Evans, lead pastor of the 10,000-member Oak Cliff, and the event will feature Grammy Award winner Israel Houghton and an 860-member volunteer choir. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story.)
March 24, 2015 Edwin Trevathan, Ph.D., dean and professor of epidemiology in the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University, in Missouri, has been named executive vice president and provost at Baylor University. Trevathan is featured on a list of nine recently appointed university presidents and provosts.
Whether you’ve just gotten engaged, have a friend who is planning his or her wedding, or are just dreaming of your big day, there are certain things to keep in mind if you or your future spouse is a Baylor Bear. Here are seven dos and don’ts for Baylor couples: 1. DO take engagement or wedding […]
Less than an hour after setting foot on campus for the first time as a Baylor freshman, Michael McLendon met the woman who would one day be his wife. That was in 1986. Almost 30 years later, McLendon (and that young lady, the former Kathy Coleman, BBA ’90) are returning to Waco. McLendon, BA ’91, was […]
In February, the Baylor family got to cheer on senior Savion Wright on American Idol. In March, Bears rooted for Baylor graduate Clinton Washington, BBA ’11, on NBC’s The Voice. Washington, a former Student Foundation member from Arkansas who now works in marketing in New York City, debuted on The Voice March 2. His rendition of Elton John’s “Candle […]
Basketball is a game of runs — and few teams can match the Baylor Lady Bears when it comes to runs. Head coach Kim Mulkey’s squad closed the first half Sunday on a 30-7 run and coasted to a 73-44 win over Arkansas. The victory advances Baylor to a 7th straight Sweet 16; only two schools (UConn and […]
WACO, Texas (March 23, 2015) — A youth violence-reduction mentoring program for trouble-plagued schools in urban centers has contributed to improved student behavior and performance at high-risk middle and high schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Richmond, Virginia, according to findings of a new Baylor University case study.