For more than a half-century, Baylor’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been serving the local community and producing graduates whose work as speech-language pathologists has improved the lives of thousands of children and adults around the world.
Founding Dean of the School of Social Work, Diana Garland, died Sept. 21. Garland is survived by her husband, David; daughter, Sarah, and her husband, Matthew; son, John, and his wife, Abby; three granddaughters, Aurora Grace, Azalea Faith and Tess Moran; and grandson, Matthew Edward.
Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr has established himself as a leading advocate for religious freedom, accepting invitations to speak at various forums across the United States and the world. On September 18, Judge Starr delivered the closing remarks at the Religious Freedom Summit in Washington D.C.
Increasingly, students graduate from colleges and universities with debts that are difficult to manage. Baylor University, however, is committed to equipping students with tools to help them responsibly manage their personal finances.
When we launched the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest last month, we purposely chose to give the winner a $250 Baylor Bookstore gift card. We thought that the winner would be able to use the card to buy more Baylor t-shirts, bumper stickers, etc. with which he/she could show his/her Baylor pride.
Since establishing the first collegiate Homecoming in 1909, Baylor University has invested in meaningful Homecoming traditions that embody the spirit of the University. Central to Homecoming is the Eternal Flame, the immortalization of a narrative that connects and inspires generations of the Baylor family.
On Wednesday, September 24, President and Chancellor Ken Starr welcomed noted speaker, author and former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani to Baylor’s campus for the first On Topic of the Fall 2015 semester.
Established in 1845, Baylor University has cultivated a legacy of educating more than 168,000 men and women for worldwide leadership and service throughout her first 170 years. As the oldest continually operating university in Texas, Baylor’s iconic campus of cream columns and brick buildings is nestled on 1,000 spacious acres in Waco.
Boldly envisioned and faithfully pursued, the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation builds upon the tradition of excellence that is the hallmark of the nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. The state-of-the-art campus positions the school to provide collaborative learning experiences for generations to come.
Over the past four years, the Paul L. Foster Success Center has demonstrated significant growth in the reach and influence of their already impactful programs. Along with expanding initiatives including First In Line, Pre-Law and VETS, the Success Center is also meeting impressive goals in career and professional development, meeting the rising number of accommodation requests and improving student retention rates to expand their services to reach more students.
This November, the Baylor family will welcome Dave Rosselli as vice president for university development. He comes to Baylor from the University of Southern California where he currently serves as executive director of institutional advancement.