Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Sep
17
2014

Baylor Achieves Numerous Milestones in Fall Enrollment, Diversity, Across-the-Board Retention

WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014) – Coming on the heels of its rise among top national universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Baylor University topped milestones for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics released today by Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.

Sep
17
2014

Waco Trib: Ken Starr, guest columnist: U.S. Constitution helps ensure we 'keep' our republic

On this very day 227 years ago, the last of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention emerged from what we now call Independence Hall.

Sep
9
2014

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University's best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.

Sep
8
2014

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2014) — Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a new study.

Sep
2
2014

What national voices are saying about Baylor’s McLane Stadium

Just about every major sports media outlet had at least one writer at McLane Stadium this weekend for the debut of Baylor football’s new home, and every single one of them came away raving about both the facility and head coach Art Briles’ program. Here’s a sampling: “When they’d applied the last coat of paint […]

Aug
13
2014

New partnership aims to help Zambia’s lone Christian university take flight

You know Baylor University: the oldest continually operating university in Texas and the largest Baptist university in the world, with a history dating back to 1845 and approximately 15,000 students. Almost 9,000 miles away — across the Atlantic, across the equator, on the other side of the world — sits Northrise University. Founded in 2004 with […]