News Archives – November 2013

Nov
26
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2013) -- After four weeks of head-to-head competition in alumni giving, Baylor University young alumni demonstrated their pride in the University by joining together in support of the inaugural Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge. At the final count, 1,315 Baylor young alumni made gifts to the University totaling more than $164,500.
Nov
21
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from the Paul and Jane Meyer Family Foundation, based in Waco, Texas, that will establish the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
Nov
19
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2013) - Following favorable discussion, the Waco City Council tonight voted to establish the Baylor Waco Stadium Authority, a city-appointed board that will provide general oversight of non-Baylor events at the University's new $260 million stadium currently under construction on the banks of the Brazos River.
Nov
19
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2013) - Trena Wilkerson was on the other side of the globe when she heard the news.
Nov
18
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2013) - The end of the fall semester marks a culminating point for graduating Baylor art students: the BFA Senior Exhibition.
Nov
15
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2013) - The Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion and the department of classics will welcome Dirk Obbink, Ph.D., to lecture on ancient Biblical texts at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the basement of the Armstrong Browning Library.
Nov
12
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco, Texas, that will name the McClinton Family Auditorium within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major new facility on the Baylor campus that will house the University's Hankamer School of Business.
Nov
12
2013
Multiple generations of veterans joined with Baylor students and the Waco community in the SUB Bowl to share stories and reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who served in the military.
Nov
11
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2013) - George Cobb, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of environmental science in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, has received the Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
Nov
11
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2013) - In light of Baylor University's significant progress during the presidency of Judge Ken Starr, the Baylor Board of Regents has voted to extend the contract of President Starr. The Board has assigned Judge Starr the new title of "President and Chancellor." He will continue to serve as the University's chief executive officer. 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.
Nov
11
2013
Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business earned four MarCom Awards for communications and marketing materials. Awards included two platinum awards, a gold award and an honorable mention.
Nov
6
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2013) - Baylor University will host the 2013 Pruit Symposium, "Marching to Zion: Celebrating and Preserving Black Sacred Music," on Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 at George W. Truett Theological Seminary on the Baylor campus.
Nov
1
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2013) -Baylor University's Institute for Family Business will be honoring the 2013 Texas Family Business of the Year award winners and finalists at an awards banquet to be held 6:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth Street.

The Awards Banquet starts at 6:45 in the Barfield Drawing Room of the Bill and Vera Daniels Student Center. The Family Business Forum begins at 3:00 p.m. in the White and Beckham Rooms of the Bill and Vera Daniels Student Center.
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