News Archives – January 2013

Jan
28
2013
For years, when inclement weather struck during a Baylor tennis match, the teams had to pack up and drive an hour and a half north to use an indoor facility in Ennis, Texas. The lack of nearby indoor courts has also prevented Baylor from hosting NCAA championship final rounds. Thanks to the generosity of supporters …
Jan
28
2013
Jan. 26, 2013
On Friday, Baylor dedicated the new Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center and honored the contributions of Jim and Nell Hawkins of Waco, who generously provided the lead gift to turn the dream of an indoor tennis center into a reality.
Jan
25
2013
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2013) - Baylor University dedicated the stunning new Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center tonight with a dedication ceremony honoring the contributions of benefactors Jim and Nell Hawkins of Waco, who generously provided the lead gift to turn the dream of an indoor tennis center into a reality.
Jan
25
2013
AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 24, 2013) - Baylor University Regent Emeritus and longtime university benefactor Drayton McLane Jr. of Temple was presented with the prestigious Mirabeau B. Lamar Medal - which is awarded to individuals, foundations and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to higher education in Texas - during a luncheon and award ceremony Jan. 23 at the Headliners Club in Austin.
Jan
22
2013
Joe Allbritton, LLB '49, did a lot of things in his 87 years. He founded Allbritton Communications, which owns 10 TV stations as well as Politico.com. He served as CEO of a D.C.-area bank for 20+ years. He served on the boards of three presidential foundations, the National Geographic Society, the Kennedy Center and many …
Jan
18
2013
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2013) - Each Monday and Wednesday during the semester, students from all areas of study come together for Chapel, an integral part of Baylor students' education since the university was founded in 1845. This semester will bring an array of special speakers and musicians to Chapel. A list of some of these guests is as follows:
Jan
18
2013
I used to refer to Armstrong Browning Library as Baylor's "hidden jewel." But given the growing number of honors the library has received of late, I don't think that's accurate anymore. The latest recognition came from the BBC (in conjunction with Lonely Planet), which named Armstrong Browning one of America's five most beautiful college libraries. …
Jan
17
2013
WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2013) -- Roger E. Olson, Ph.D., a professor of theology at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, has been named the holder of the Foy Valentine Professorship of Christian Ethics.
Jan
10
2013
WACO, Texas (Jan. 10, 2013) -- Baylor University announced today a gift from the family and friends of pioneering Baptist ethicist Dr. Foy Valentine that brings to reality a long-held vision for renewed emphasis on Christian Ethics curriculum through the Foy Valentine Endowed Professorship in Christian Ethics at Baylor's George W. Truett Theological Seminary. The numerous faithful and sacrificial gifts from Dr. Valentine's family and friends over the years continued the effort to build this permanent endowment to benefit Truett.
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