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Starr addresses conference in Rome // Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr was in Rome to deliver the keynote address, "Christianity and Freedom: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," at an international scholars' conference, on Dec. 13-14. Baylor's internationally renowned Institute for Studies of Religion co-sponsored the conference with Georgetown University's Religious Freedom Project. The group enjoyed a brief meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican. (L' Osservatore Romano)

University sets enrollment record

In the fall, Baylor enrolled the most diverse student body in the University's 168-year history and set another overall enrollment record, according to the Office of Institutional Research and Testing. The fall enrollment report also shows fall-to-fall retention for last year's class of Baylor freshmen at its highest point ever.

Gift endows School of Social Work chair

A gift from Danny and Lenn Prince of Dallas will establish The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in the Baylor School of Social Work, a position that will greatly enhance the school's development of programs to prepare professionals in the field of gerontology.

Truett receives endowment for future ministers

Baylor's George W. Truett Theological Seminary has received a grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.'s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers.

Baylor unveils new Guided Virtual Tours

If you haven't been back to campus in awhile or if you're looking to introduce Baylor to a friend who has never had the privilege of visiting campus, then you're in luck.

Young Alumni triumph in Baylor-TCU Challenge

After four weeks of head-to-head competition in alumni giving, Baylor University young alumni proved successful in the inaugural Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge. At the final count, 1,315 Baylor young alumni made gifts to the University totaling more than $164,500.

Law Briefs

McSwain bronze unveiled // Baylor Law ranked in top 50 by Business Insider // Baylor Law named 'Best Value' private law school // Baylor Law grads again best at passing state bar exam

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