Baylor University was named one of the 100 “best values” among private universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which released its latest list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017 in January.
As the new year is underway, Baylor University will continue to deploy significant resources to prevent, respond to and support those who are impacted by sexual violence. Following on substantial progress, the Title IX Office is prepared to implement several long-imagined initiatives thanks to University-wide collaboration and institutional investment.
Under Pro Futuris, a robust set of five-year goals were approved in May 2014. Among these was a commitment to creating educational opportunities that benefit the surrounding community and Baylor alumni.
Starting fall 2017, Baylor will launch the Science Research Fellows program, a new interdisciplinary academic major—BS Science Research Fellows—that aims to prepare students for a successful research career in fields like biology, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, psychology, neuroscience, environmental science, anthropology and geosciences.
Cook comes to Baylor from Texas A&M University where he served most recently as senior associate athletics director for external affairs, and, from 2008 to 2013, as vice president for marketing and communications.
Based on feedback from a series of external and internal listening sessions hosted during the fall, the Presidential Search Committee is utilizing a “composite sketch” of the professional and personal characteristics and experiences integral to the University’s next president in identifying potential candidates.
The Baylor University Staff Council, which meets monthly during the school year, aims to advance the exchange of information among Baylor staff members by providing a forum for the expression of ideas and concerns of staff. The Council is made up of representatives from each division of the University and a variety of departments across campus.
Whether nurturing partnerships with the Office of Spiritual Life and Campus Living & Learning or the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary in Ogbomoso, Nigeria, Truett Seminary is living out a mission to serve.
This year, Baylor University’s aviation sciences program has achieved a milestone—the 25th anniversary of a degree program that produces innovative research in atmospheric and space sciences and trains the next generation of pilots and leaders in the aviation industry.
Baylor’s investment in new technological resources to strengthen efforts to help students determine their personal strengths, succeed academically and graduate in four years, has begun to show results.