News Archives – July 2004

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Jul
2
2004
Baylor's commitment to provide an academically sound and integrated education has placed the school at the top of its class. According to a study on general education requirements conducted in April by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Baylor is the only school that meets the highest criteria.
Jul
2
2004
The June 2004 issue of Christianity Today magazine recognized books written by Baylor professors Dr. David E. Garland and Dr. Rodney Stark in its annual book awards.
Jul
2
2004
Flooding from heavy rains on June 9 and 10 caused extensive water damage to the electrical circuits of the elevator system at Moody Library and has rendered the elevators inoperable.
Jul
2
2004
All 340 spaces in Baylor's new Honors College Living/Learning Center are filled and a waiting list has been started.
Jul
2
2004
Jul
2
2004
President Robert B. Sloan Jr. and Provost David L. Jeffrey have announced the appointment of Dr. Larry Lyon, dean of the Graduate School and professor of sociology, as senior vice provost.
Jul
2
2004
Ohio University's School of Communication has named Dr. Martin Medhurst, Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication, as the winner of the 2004 Paul Boase Prize for Scholarship.
Jul
2
2004
Malaria, typhoid and HIV positive students were the challenges Linda Barany met on a daily basis as a school nurse in Uganda and Kenya. "It was nursing on the fly. In Africa, we are expected to diagnose and treat," said Barany, who has begun training at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing.
Jul
2
2004
Jane Abbott-Kirk, associate professor of piano, was named Collegiate Teacher of the Year for 2004 by the Texas Music Teachers Association.
Jul
2
2004
July 2004 grant proposals and awards
Jul
2
2004
The eight-member student-athlete assessment task force has released its recommendations on Baylor's standards and policies for the future recruitment, admission and certification of prospective student-athletes.
Jul
2
2004
President Robert B. Sloan Jr. has created a Task Force on the Impact of Faculty and Staff Compensation on Financial Planning and has appointed 17 faculty and staff members to carry out its work.
Jul
2
2004
Baylor has launched an improved online telephone directory which replaces the former printed edition.
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