Educators, scholars and students and Baptist leaders from across the country will assemble in April on the Baylor campus to discuss current issues facing Baptist colleges and universities at a conference titled "The Future of Baptist Higher Education."
The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $500,000 grant to a statewide partnership led by Texas State Technical College-Waco, Baylor University and Zyvex Corp., in which Baylor's Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research plays a significant role.
After leading Baylor through a decade of significant change and progress, President Robert B. Sloan Jr. and Board of Regents Chairman Will Davis announced that Sloan will transition to a new role as the University's chancellor effective June 1.
Provost David L. Jeffrey has announced the appointment of Dr. Diana R. Garland as the first dean of the School of Social Work, as well as transitions in deanships in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education and Truett Seminary.
Baylor geographer Jennifer Rahn, whose principle research focus is coral reefs, says the Dec. 26 tsunami in the Indian Ocean did not cause as much damage to the coral reefs as watchers initially feared.
Baylor faculty and staff provide a great service by acting as advisers to student organizations. In our February cover story, Jennifer Alexander says students benefit from the lessons they receive outside the classroom.
Baylor University Press has released a new book that explores the relationship between religion and the news media -- Quoting God: How Media Shapes Ideas about Religion and Culture, edited by Claire Hoertz Badaracco.