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May
9
2014
Music School Dean Returns to Classroom
May
9
2014
A lot has changed since 1958. Consider: The Beatles were still known as the Quarrymen, and it was the first year in which more people crossed the Atlantic by air than by sea. One thing that hasn’t changed since then, however, is Dr. Roger Kirk at Baylor University.
May
9
2014
Eight Baylor staff members are recipients of the University 2014 Outstanding Staff Awards, nominated by Baylor faculty and staff for their exceptional service to the University. Nominees are selected in three categories and must have been employed at Baylor for at least one year.
May
9
2014
On February 6, 2014, a historic announcement was made – Dr. Elizabeth Davis, Baylor University’s Executive Vice President and Provost, was named Furman University’s twelfth President.
May
9
2014
Baylor Joins Select Group to Launch Philanthropy Lab
Feb
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.
Feb
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.
Feb
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.
Feb
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.
Oct
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.
Apr
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.
Apr
29
2013
University researchers began moving into the 330,000-square-foot Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) this spring.
Apr
29
2013
More than $100 million raised, 190 new endowed scholarships established
Apr
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.
Apr
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.
Apr
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
Jan
25
2013
Baylor faculty and staff publications, presentations and honors compiled in the Winter 2013 issue of BaylorNews
Jan
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.
Jan
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.
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