News

Jan
28
2016
As 2015 came to a close, Baylor student-athletes celebrated an outstanding showing; the fall semester proved to be as successful in the classroom as it was in competition.
Jan
28
2016
In June 2015, the Department of Labor announced proposed changes to the regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These projected shifts in legislation will affect the exempt status and overtime pay requirements for employees nationwide. Baylor Human Resources is working proactively to remain informed of and prepared to implement these changes upon approval from the Department of Labor.
Jan
28
2016
The department of Spiritual Life exists to nurture theological depth, spiritual wholeness and missional living in the lives of students, staff and faculty at Baylor University. From corporate prayer services to discipline-specific mission trips, the resources and opportunities available to the University community through Spiritual Life are numerous.
Jan
28
2016
In March 1991, then Baylor University president Herbert H. Reynolds described the establishment of George W. Truett Theological Seminary as “a declaration of faith which seeks to bring the truth and power of the gospel to bear upon a diverse and broken world.”
Jan
28
2016
The 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching brought three exemplary finalists to campus this fall to present lectures on topics in their fields.
Jan
28
2016
Recently, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognized Baylor University as one of the top performing colleges and universities in the 2015 Sustainable Campus Index, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System.
Jan
28
2016
In the coming issues of BaylorNews, we will highlight books recommended by Baylor’s school/college deans. Challenging, compelling and thought provoking, these literary selections are meant to inspire new ideas and encourage the Baylor community to invest in the habit of reading.
Jan
28
2016
Baylor University proudly recognizes the following members of Old Main Society who currently or formerly served on Baylor’s faculty or staff. Baylor will be forever grateful for their decision “to light the ways of time” for future generations of Baylor students.
Jan
28
2016
Twenty-five years ago, Baylor University established a special way to recognize and celebrate the generosity of alumni and friends who have chosen to support Baylor through a planned gift. And thus the Old Main Society came into existence with a name reflecting the University’s rich history and a simple yet important purpose — to express gratitude to those who have affirmed their commitment to Baylor’s future through a planned gift.
Jan
28
2016
Offered through a partnership between Human Resources and the Wellness Department, the OSO Fit program allows faculty and staff to develop convenient, affordable fitness routines and invest in healthy lifestyles.
Jan
28
2016
Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr announced the appointment of 13 faculty, staff and students to the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity (PACD) in January.
Jan
28
2016
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Winter 2016 issue of BaylorNews.
Jan
28
2016
Research grants awarded December 2015, totaling $3,677,753.01.
Jan
28
2016
Research grants awarded November 2015, totaling $329,847.
Jan
28
2016
Research grants awarded October 2015, totaling $598,958.94.
Jan
28
2016
Research grants awarded September 2015, totaling $4,459,319.
Jan
28
2016
Dr. Michael K. McLendon, dean of the School of Education, is among 15 state education leaders who have been appointed to the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability.
Jan
28
2016
Former football letterwinner, successful businessman and generous benefactor of the University, Billy Williams, BBA ’63, died Dec. 14 at the age of 74.
Oct
15
2015
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.
Oct
15
2015
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.
Oct
15
2015
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.
Oct
15
2015
For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor University was named to the elite honor roll in the “Great Colleges to Work For” survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Oct
15
2015
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.
Oct
15
2015
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.
Oct
15
2015
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.
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