News

Feb
10
2015
Baylor's aspiration of becoming a community recognized for transformational education already is seeing progress with significant growth in several academic programs and the launch of new opportunities for students.
Feb
10
2015
Baylor Associate Professor of Anthropology and Forensic Anthropologist Lori Baker, PhD, was selected as one of nine finalists for the publication's award.
Feb
10
2015
Former Baylor University First Lady and Founders Medallion recipient Mary McCall passed away Nov. 13, 2014, at the age of 95.
Feb
10
2015
Patty Crawford never expected to reside in Central Texas. But according to Baylor University’s newly appointed Title IX Coordinator, it was out of her hands.
Feb
10
2015
Former U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf named Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom.
Feb
10
2015
A significant number of Baylor students are pioneers in their families. They are the first to go to college, and as such they are the pride of their parents and a source of inspiration for other students in their communities.
Feb
10
2015
This summer, the Baylor family will welcome Edwin “Ed” Trevathan, MD, MPH, as executive vice president and provost of the University.
Feb
10
2015
After serving four months as interim executive director, Cheryl Gochis was named associate vice president for human resources in October. Under Gochis’ leadership, Human Resources hopes to continue improving communication with Baylor faculty and staff.
Feb
10
2015
For four years in a row, The Chronicle of Higher Education has awarded Baylor Honor Roll status as one of the country’s “Great Colleges to Work For.”
Feb
10
2015
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Winter 2015 issue of BaylorNews.
Feb
10
2015
Research grants awarded August 2014, totaling $1,658,164.02.
Feb
10
2015
Research grants awarded November 2014, totaling $217,797.
Feb
10
2015
Research grants awarded October 2014, totaling $$4,012,459.00.
Feb
10
2015
Research grants awarded September 2014, totaling $619,348.00.
Feb
10
2015
This spring marks the implementation date for several important new federal mandates to assist colleges and universities in sexual violence prevention, reporting and response under the Title IX Act of 1972.
Oct
13
2014
While Baylor’s athletic teams have a history that dates back to the early 1900s, the organization that services and is served by former student-athletes was not an official part of the University for more than 70 years. That changed June 7, 2013, when the Baylor “B” Association officially became an entity of the University.
Oct
13
2014
When the annual meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) takes place in mid-November in Waco, hundreds of Baptists from around the state will bring their zeal for the Gospel and their diverse perspectives and interests as gifts to share with one another and to contribute to the collective work of the church. And as a longtime partner with the BGCT, Baylor will be ready to welcome them.
Oct
13
2014
In the latest rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University climbed to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University’s best rating since the publication began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked 75th by U.S. News in 2013.
Oct
13
2014
Baylor’s Board of Regents increased in size June 1 when four members completed their terms of service and seven new regents were welcomed as participants in the University’s governance.
Oct
13
2014
Baylor’s largest construction project recently was completed when McLane Stadium hosted the first home football game of the 2014 season. But that does not mean the sounds of workers welding and hammering and the sight of cranes swinging through the skies have faded from campus life.
Oct
13
2014
Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr made two executive staff appointments during the summer. Starr named Tommye Lou Davis as Chief of Staff to the President and Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., as Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.
Oct
13
2014
Baylor University set new records for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
Oct
13
2014
Upon taking the helm of the Texas Hunger Initiative in 2009, Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, said, “With some organization and creativity, hunger in Texas can be alleviated, and I think we’ll be well on our way to that within six years.” He was right, and federal legislators are taking notice.
Oct
13
2014
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Fall 2014 issue of BaylorNews.
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