Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Apr
24
2015

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Apr
23
2015

Baylor University and Temple College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Baylor University and Temple College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.

Apr
17
2015

National, international leaders calling on Baylor for expertise on fighting hunger

Since the beginning, Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has had two goals: to develop (and implement) plans to end hunger in Texas, and to create methods that can be reproduced elsewhere around the country. THI’s work has already made an impact. THI has gathered and trained more than 1,100 community-based organizations — churches, libraries, hospitals, schools, shelters, etc. — that are […]

Apr
9
2015

‘Silence of the Lambs’ author, a Baylor grad, turns 75

Yes, the No. 1 movie villain of all time is the brainchild of a Baylor grad. It’s been nearly 25 years since Dr. Hannibal Lecter was introduced to moviegoers in The Silence of the Lambs, yet Anthony Hopkins’ portrayal of Lecter in the 1991 film continues to frighten and fascinate viewers today. Lecter was first […]

Mar
3
2015

National survey finds Baylor in highly regarded company

You likely have green and gold on your mind a lot, and could quickly explain to anyone why Baylor is special, why our football team deserves a playoff spot, or how a professor or program impacted your life. But what do people who don’t have that personal connection think of when they think of Baylor? […]

Jan
12
2015

In midst of cancer fight, 71-year-old checks Baylor graduation off his bucket list

If you attended December’s commencement ceremony, you might remember the extended standing ovation given for one graduate in particular: a dimpled, white-haired, 71-year-old man. But why was this septuagenarian crossing the stage with a bunch of 22-year-olds? Ted Carroll first came to Baylor from Dallas as a wide-eyed freshman in 1961. He had been working all summer to […]