Paul L. Foster Makes Historic $35 Million Gift to Baylor University for New Business School Building, Baylor Stadium
Baylor University announced today that the University has 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 $100 million 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 also will support Baylor Stadium - the University's football stadium currently under construction on campus - at the Founders level.
Baylor Regents Approve Design Development for New School of Business Building, New PhD in Health Services Research
Among other business at their spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building. In addition, they approved a new PhD program in health services research.
New Baylor Business Review: Management, Leadership and Strategy in the 21st Century
In this issue of the Baylor Business Review, we explore management, leadership and business strategy in the 21st century.
Clients Should Withdraw From RRSPs Early
Advisor.ca: Bill Reichenstein, Ph.D., CFA, the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in an article about registered retirement savings plans. In the article, Reichenstein urges advisors to discuss implications of taxes with clients, far in advance.
Baylor's Student Start-ups Are Funded by Members of Baylor Angel Network through BAN AV Investment Fund One, LLC
Four start-up companies owned by students in Baylor University's Accelerated Ventures Program have been funded by members of Baylor Angel Network through BAN AV Investment Fund One, LLC.
Tips For Buying Homeowners Insurance
Fox Business: Allen Seward, Ph.D., director of Baylor Business Fellows and department chair of finance, insurance and real estate in Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, offers tips for purchasing homeowners insurance, what the policy covers and what factors influence the cost of a policy.
Is Window Closing On Getting A Great Home Refinance?
Yahoo! Finance: Chuck Delaney, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, insurance and real estate in Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, offers insight in an article about the ideal time to refinance your home.
Portfolio Management Students Take Home Second Place from TIPS Competition
On Saturday, February 16, Baylor won second place in the 10th annual Texas Investment Portfolio Symposium (TIPS) at Rice University. Five universities made it to the final round of the Portfolio Manager's Competition, including Oklahoma University, Southern Methodist University, Rice University and the University of North Texas.
Students Earn Certified Treasury Professional Designation
In the fall semester, five students in Susan Etheredge's Short Term Financial Management class committed to participate in weekly study sessions to earn the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation. Etheredge is part of the Corporate Treasury Management program offered by the Association for Financial Professionals that allows students enrolled in her class to take the CTP professional certification exam and become certified while still a student.
CFA Institute names winners of Graham and Dodd award
Pensions & Investments: William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance and the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, has won a Readers' Choice Award from the CFA Institute.