Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Feb
24
2017

Progress Proceeds to Interviews with Presidential Candidates

Waco, Texas (February 22, 2017) – In a report to the Baylor Board of Regents on Feb. 17, Presidential Search Committee Chair Bob Brewton, BBA ’74, of Houston, shared progress by the 12-member committee toward the recommendation of the University’s 15th president. The Committee hopes to complete its work and join the University in announcing a new president by the end of the spring semester.

Feb
17
2017

Baylor Regents Approve Governance Reforms

WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the best practice recommendations of a six-member Governance Review Task Force that completed a detailed, independent review of the Board’s governance policies and practices. Over its two-day meeting, the board also heard a number of reports, including those on the ongoing implementation of recommendations received in May, the University’s presidential search, SACSCOC reaccreditation, admissions and athletics.

Feb
14
2017

Baylor Competition Winners to Perform at Carnegie Hall

WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Fifteen soloists and four chamber groups have been selected as winners of this year’s Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition within Baylor University’s School of Music. To celebrate their accomplishments, the student winners will take to the stage May 25 at renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Feb
13
2017

Baylor alum wins 4th and 5th career Grammy Awards

Congratulations are in order for Baylor graduate Giancarlo Guerrero, BM ’91; the conductor of the Nashville Symphony since 2009, Guerrero won two Grammy Awards Sunday night — the fourth and fifth of his career! The Nashville Symphony’s performance of “Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway” actually won three Grammys on Sunday: best classical instrumental solo, best classical compendium, […]

Feb
8
2017

Baylor grad named Texas Student Teacher of the Year

Every year, Baylor’s School of Education graduates roughly 100 eager, wide-eyed future teachers. One of those graduates is Stephanie Wright, BSED ’16 — who was just named a Texas Student Teacher of the Year. Wright graduated summa cum laude last spring with the goal of working with students in special education, then completed her student-teaching experience […]

Feb
2
2017

Read Matt Rhule’s refreshing Baylor pitch to recruits and their families

You’ve likely already seen the headlines following college football’s National Signing Day yesterday, as almost every national media outlet emphasized Baylor head coach Matt Rhule’s impressive work in putting together his first signing class in Waco. Starting virtually from nothing, in less than two months Rhule built a signing class that ranks in the top 40 nationally […]