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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.