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Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
2/3/2014
At Baylor, there is a profound realization that what happens today deeply impacts the future of our University and our world. Though the sacrifice may feel great at times, faculty and staff serve Baylor with a relentless desire for greatness to be achieved. Whether administrating activities from an office or teaching students in a classroom, each man and woman embodies servant-leadership by generously offering their time and treasure to invest in the lives of Baylor students.
Campus News
2/3/2014
As the clock wound down at Floyd Casey Stadium for the last time on Dec. 7, 2013, a new era began for the Baylor Bears. Not only will football return to campus as McLane Stadium opens for the 2014 season, but the Bears also will take the field as reigning Big 12 Champions, the team's first such title.
Campus News
2/3/2014
Located at the corner of Bagby Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets, The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation will be home to a new 275,000-square-foot business facility that will expand the size and reach of Hankamer School of Business by nearly 40 percent. The architectural design for the new facility features a highly corporate and sustainable environment, including a centerpiece atrium that will showcase some of the school's signature programs and a 350-seat auditorium to accommodate a wide range of guest lectures and events.
Campus News
2/3/2014
Waco City Council votes in favor of city-appointed authority; University intends to retain SMG, ClubCorp for stadium services
Baylor in the News, Campus News
2/3/2014
Baylor's Recent Ranking and Achievements
Campus News
2/3/2014
Now, through two innovative programs, a select group of students
can increase the benefits of studying
at Baylor - to the power of two, to
be exact.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Baylor in the News
2/3/2014
Baylor University has made extraordinary progress during the presidency of Judge Ken Starr. With his guidance, Baylor's standing as a comprehensive national research university has elevated and more than a dozen new degree programs have been created. In light of the success, the Baylor Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of President Starr, assigning him the new title of "President and Chancellor." He will continue to serve as the University's chief executive officer, but in providing the additional title, the Board has charged the President to work to increase Baylor's influence in the nation and around the world.
Campus News
2/3/2014
With a competitive job market and an unpredictable economy, career guidance is in high demand - specifically from college graduates looking to make the most of a hard-earned education. To meet that growing need among Baylor alumni, Career and Professional Development (CPD) is expanding its services to aid alumni.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
2/3/2014
A gift from Danny and Lenn Prince of Dallas will establish the Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in the Baylor School of Social Work. The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair will greatly enhance Baylor School of Social Work's development of programs to prepare professionals in the field of gerontology.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
2/3/2014
Baylor University's Center for Family and Community Ministries has developed an online resource designed to assist and empower congregational and ministry leaders.
Campus News
2/3/2014
The first full-length audio files of transcribed interviews in the Baylor University Institute for Oral History are now available for online listening and research.
Campus News
10/7/2013
Originally named Baylor Stadium, the structure that now stands as Floyd Casey Stadium was built in 1950 after a bond sale raised $1.5 million for construction costs. The first game played in the new stadium on Sept. 30, 1950, ended with a 34-7 Baylor victory over University of Houston. Many alumni and friends have contributed time, talent and treasure to make Floyd Casey Stadium a comfortable and functional home of the Baylor Bears for over 63 years.
Campus News
10/7/2013
Square footage: 238,715
Beds: 701 (making a total of 5,400 on-campus beds)
Dining hall square footage: 33,750
Campus News
10/7/2013
The School of Education opened the fall semester in the newly renovated Marrs McLean Science Building.
The 114,000-square-foot facility, which first opened in 1964, underwent a $23 million transformation this past year. The scope of the project included a full renovation of the interior space, including new mechanical and utility services, new walls and room layouts, and all new furnishings. Exterior upgrades include a new glazed and bricked façade and improved landscaping surrounding the facility.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Baylor in the News, Campus News, Family Circle
10/7/2013
Following extensive discussion with the Waco Foundation and the City of West Long Term Recovery Committee, Baylor University announced in July that $290,716 in total contributions to the Baylor West Relief Fund had been allocated to First Baptist Church of West to aid the remainder of its debris removal project for the residents of West.
Baylor in the News, Campus News
10/7/2013
In the latest U.S. News rankings, Baylor at No. 75 is the second-ranked university in the Big 12, behind only the University of Texas at Austin at No. 52. Baylor is the fifth-ranked university in Texas, behind Rice University, UT-Austin, SMU and Texas A&M.
Campus News
10/7/2013
Baylor University has enrolled the most diverse student body in the University's 168-year history and set another overall enrollment record, according to official 12th-day enrollment statistics compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Testing. The fall enrollment report also shows fall-to-fall retention for last year's class of Baylor freshmen at its highest point ever.
Campus News
10/7/2013
Helping Baylor University students achieve success is the mission of the Paul L. Foster Success Center (PLFSC). Helping them understand exactly what it takes to achieve that success - and to gain that knowledge as soon as possible - is the goal of MAP-Works, an innovative program available to students for the second year this fall semester.
Campus News
10/7/2013
In June, Baylor University received a $35 million gift from Paul L. Foster, BBA '79, of El Paso, which represents the largest gift from a living alumnus in Baylor's history. Foster's gift will support the University's campaign to construct a new 275,000-square foot facility - to be named the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation - which will house Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. His gift will also support Baylor Stadium.
Campus News
10/7/2013
In its latest move to expand its reach to potential ministerial students and meet the changing needs of congregations, Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary will open an extension campus in Austin in January 2014.
Spotlight
10/7/2013
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Fall 2013 issue of BaylorNews.
Campus News, Research and Scholarship
4/29/2013
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III was honored March 12 by both the Texas Legislature and Baylor, which announced the establishment of the Robert Griffin III (RG3) Quarterback Scholarship during "RG3 Day" at the State Capitol.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News, Research and Scholarship
4/29/2013
In recent weeks, letters and emails from campus liaisons - men and women who have championed care for the Baylor family - have landed in faculty and staff mailboxes introducing the Our Baylor faculty and staff giving campaign, an initiative that will occur each spring.
Campus News, Q&A
4/29/2013
Through Baylor@MCC 45 students in Baylor's fall 2012 entering class were provided a rich educational experience that drew from faculty expertise and experience on both the MCC and Baylor campuses. T
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News, Research and Scholarship
4/29/2013
University researchers began moving into the 330,000-square-foot Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) this spring.
Campus News, Extraordinary Stories
4/29/2013
As many Baylor University students and faculty prepared to head to sunny or snowy destinations for a spring break getaway, Baylor mission teams pursued other plans.
The Office of Spiritual Life sent 113 students, faculty and staff to six domestic and international locations.As many Baylor University students and faculty prepared to head to sunny or snowy destinations for a spring break getaway, Baylor mission teams pursued other plans.
The Office of Spiritual Life sent 113 students, faculty and staff to six domestic and international locations, including:
Baylor in the News, Campus News
4/29/2013
The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3.5 million Community Partnership Program (CPP) contract from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) that will allow THI to develop an innovative statewide public-private partnership to expand access to food and health care for low-income Texas families through community-based research and programmatic activities. The contract is renewable for up to five years.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Q&A
4/29/2013
Eight Baylor staff members are recipients of the University 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards, nominated by Baylor faculty and staff for their exceptional service to the University.
Baylor Faculty and Staff
4/29/2013
Dr. Christopher B. Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, and Dan Hord III, BBA '89, partner in HEDLOC Investment Co. LLC and Western Property Group of Midland, were elected to the Board of Regents in January. The two will serve for three-year terms.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
4/29/2013
For more than 35 years Baylor has conducted course evaluations at the end of each term to gather feedback from students. This spring approximately 98 percent of those evaluations will be conducted electronically, continuing a transition that began in spring 2011 with a recommendation by a faculty committee to replace paper with electronic course evaluations.
Spotlight
4/29/2013
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Spring 2013 issue of BaylorNews.
Campus News
4/29/2013
Last summer Baylor installed two refills station on campus, one on the garden level of Moody Library and the other in the Bill Daniel Student Center. Almost a year later, the stations, which replaced traditional water fountains, have been used more than 22,000 times.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Q&A, Research and Scholarship
1/25/2013
BaylorNews sat down with Dr. Hall to discuss his decision to join the Executive Council at Baylor and what role faculty and staff can play in fundraising and development.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News, Research and Scholarship
1/25/2013
The Texas Collection offers many different ways to use items housed in its vast collections dedicated to the State of Texas, from history and culture to geography and government to religion, football, and more.
Campus News
1/25/2013
As the stadium begins to take shape on the banks of the Brazos, a public fundraising initiative has been launched to help move Baylor Stadium from dream
to reality.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News, Extraordinary Stories
1/25/2013
The Veteran Educational and Transitional Services (VETS) Center opened in fall 2012 with the mission to support the academic success of student veterans at Baylor, serve as a resource to veterans and ease their transitions to student life at the University.
Baylor Faculty and Staff
1/25/2013
Marjorie Ellis is on a mission to help students, faculty and staff understand how plans for life after college begin the moment someone enrolls at Baylor.
Ellis stepped into the new position of executive director of career and professional development (CPD) in November.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Family Circle
1/25/2013
Dr. Rufus Spain, emeritus professor of history, stepped down from the position of director for the Baylor University Retired Professors/Administrators Program (RPAP) at the fall luncheon held Sept. 18. Spain also introduced Bill Dube, director of Baylor's endowed scholarship program, as his successor.
Campus News, Research and Scholarship
1/25/2013
Something as simple as a wholesome breakfast can make a world of difference when it comes to a child's education.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News, Family Circle
1/25/2013
ach year, students from around the world come to Baylor seeking to experience American college life and culture. At Baylor, they also find a group dedicated to helping them embrace the journey. People Around the World Sharing (PAWS) is a valued program offered by the Baylor Center for International Education for more than 20 years.
Campus News, Research and Scholarship
1/25/2013
The Innovative Business Accelerator (IBA), a joint venture of the Hankamer School of Business and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, has gained momentum this semester as BRIC prepares for its first tenants in January 2013.
Baylor Faculty and Staff
1/25/2013
Dr. Terry S. Maness, dean of Hankamer, and Dr. Truell Hyde, vice provost for research, named Dr. Greg Leman as director of Baylor's IBA in September.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
1/25/2013
Baylor is engaging faculty and staff with StrengthsFinder, a Strengths program that can help faculty and staff in their professional work lives and relationships.
Campus News
1/25/2013
Members of Baylor Ambassadors, the student organization that represents Baylor to local, state and federal officials, made their annual trip to Washington, DC. in December.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Campus News
1/25/2013
The dawn of a new year and a new semester provides an excellent opportunity for the University to focus efforts on the collection of high quality emergency contact information from all faculty and staff.
Baylor Faculty and Staff
1/25/2013
Baylor Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Davis announced in December the appointment of Dr. Beverly Roberts Gaventa as Distinguished Professor of New Testament Interpretation in the Department of Religion.
Family Circle
1/25/2013
Welcome to these new Baylor faculty and staff members.
Family Circle
1/25/2013
Best wishes to the following Baylor employees and children or spouses of Baylor faculty and staff who graduated from the University in December 2012.
Research Gazette
12/1/2012
Research grants awarded November 2012 totaling $3,896,888.
Research Gazette
11/1/2012
Research grants awarded October 2012 totaling $1,455,427.
Research Gazette
10/1/2012
Research grants awarded September 2012 totaling $1,909,931.
Baylor Faculty and Staff, Spotlight
1/25/2013
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Winter 2013 issue of BaylorNews
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