When finals are over in May, some Baylor students head home for rest and relaxation. However, many others choose to use the summer months to further their education and career or to serve those in need.
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.