Alumnus and friend of Baylor University, Dr. William "Will" Bowman Long of Belton, Texas, died Feb. 23, 2010, at the age of 88. Visitation will be held at Dossman Funeral Home in Belton, on Friday, Feb. 26, from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church in Belton, on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. Having established a lasting legacy of kindness and philanthropy, Long is survived by his wife, Mary (BA '44, MA '65) and their four children -- all Baylor graduates -- 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, a popular download among the university's content available on iTunes U, is a digital record and catalog of the most at-risk music from the black gospel music tradition from the 1940s to the 1980s. Sixteen songs from the project are available as a free download on iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes U Store.
Kenneth W. Starr, J.D., has had a distinguished career in academia, the law and public service. He has served since 2004 as the Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean and Professor of Law at Pepperdine, where he teaches current constitutional issues and civil procedure. He also is of counsel to the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner from 1993 to 2004, specializing in appellate work, antitrust, federal courts, federal jurisdiction and constitutional law.
Please join Baylor University Board of Regents Chair R. Dary Stone, J.D. '77, as he introduces Kenneth Winston Starr, J.D, as the 14th President of Baylor University, at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.
The Baylor University Board of Regents today approved a new research-oriented doctoral program - a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering - reflecting the university's commitment to the newly established Central Texas Technology and Research Park, and the park's first project, the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).
If you've been around Baylor for any length of time, you know of Drayton McLane Jr.'s long involvement with the University. The 1958 graduate served as a Baylor Trustee/Regent from 1988-2006, including a term as Chairman of the Board from 2002-04. During McLane's tenure as Chairman, Baylor's endowment grew significantly, its athletic programs took significant …
Baylor University announced today a significant gift from Bill and Mary Jo Robbins and the Robbins Foundation of Houston in support of the MBA Healthcare Program within Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. The Robbinses' generous gift will help the already successful program and position Baylor and its students as internationally recognized leaders in the fields of health policy, research and education.