Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Jan
16
2017

Baylor, Round Rock set to honor 90th anniversary of Immortal Ten’s passing

Sunday, January 22 will mark the 90th anniversary of the tragic accident outside Austin that took the lives of 10 Baylor students — the group we remember today as the Immortal Ten. For generations, their story has been passed down each year during Mass Meeting just before Homecoming, and in 2007, a memorial went up in […]

Jan
12
2017

Baylor grad authors Amazon’s top history book for 2016

One of America’s top authors of popular history is a Baylor graduate. Candice Millard, MA ’92, has written three bestselling books about little-known (but meaningful) moments in the lives of American presidents and world leaders — including a title Amazon named its best history book of 2016. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a […]

Jan
6
2017

Baylor launches new Continuing Ed offerings

Even after we have our diplomas in hand, we should never lose interest in learning. Have you ever wanted to brush up on a foreign language, develop a new creative skill, or even learn how to brew the perfect cup of coffee? Then classes from Baylor’s newly relaunched Continuing Education program might just be for you. […]

Dec
28
2016

At age 94, this Baylor grad enjoys another lifetime ‘first’ at Cactus Bowl

For 60 years, life conspired to keep Eddie Morris, BA ’52, from walking at Commencement and officially receiving his Baylor diploma. Finally — in 2012 — Eddie was able to see that dream come true, as he walked the Ferrell Center stage. (You can read more on that part of his story here.) Eddie’s children played […]

Dec
20
2016

Baylor University Named a 2017 “Best College Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2016) – Baylor University has been named one of the 100 best values among private universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its latest list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.