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Congreso 2011 // For the third straight year, the Baylor campus welcomed thousands of Hispanic Baptist youth over Easter weekend 2011 for Congreso, a bilingual event organized by the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) to inspire, encourage and educate Hispanic youth. Baylor President Ken Starr was on hand to welcome the crowd of more than 7,000 students and leaders from about 160 churches as Congreso began; weekend speakers included Lubbock pastor Tiny Dominguez, San Antonio evangelist Sammy Lopez, and Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas President Jesse Rincones. In yet another Baylor connection, the David Crowder Band performed the event's closing concert on Saturday. During the weekend, more than 2,000 students made public commitments to Christ, including 1,000 who professed faith for the first time.

Photo courtesy Kaitlin Warrington, BGCT Communications

Board of Regents' recap

Board approves budget, elects new officers and members, gives go-ahead for new business school institute

Recognizing excellence

Trio of professors honored by students, provost's office and peers

Initiative reaches milestone

Family, foundation gifts help initiative pass one-quarter mark

Recognized for service

Baylor was among 131 colleges and universities nationwide honored by the Corporation for National and Community Service at its highest levels as a member of the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Strategic planning process continues

By the April conclusion of the community input portion of Baylor's strategic planning process, more than 1,000 alumni and friends submitted their ideas about the university's future.

Inspiring creativity

Former Cherry Award winner, Dr. Edward Burger, returns to Baylor as vice provost for strategic educational initiatives.

Journey beyond Baylor

Each year, Baylor undergraduate and graduate students earn opportunities to teach and/or research at locations across the country and around the globe.

Haag appointed VP for Development

After a national search, President Ken Starr announced the appointment of Dr. Jerry T. Haag, BBA '88, MBA '89, former president of Florida Baptist Children's Homes, as vice president for university development. Haag assumed his new position on April 18.


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