News Archives – July 2013

Jul
22
2013
WACO, Texas (July 22, 2013) - For the third year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2013 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Only 42 national universities were awarded honor roll status.
Jul
19
2013
WACO, Texas (July 19, 2013) - At its annual July retreat, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to take significant steps forward on two substantial University projects that have been proposed: an alumni event center at Baylor Stadium and the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, which would create a new home for the University's nationally-ranked Hankamer School of Business.
Jul
18
2013
WACO, Texas (July 18, 2013) - Beth Allison Barr, Ph.D., Resident Scholar and assistant professor of European women's history in the department of history at Baylor, has received a $40,000 grant from the Louisville Institute to spend the 2013-2014 year studying the English Bible's influence on perceptions of the Christian woman.
Jul
16
2013
Year after year after year, we get to share the news that Baylor law students have again led the state in Texas bar exam pass rate. So it only seems fitting that a Baylor graduate would be elected as chair of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. Cindy Tisdale, BA ’91, JD ’94, …
Jul
15
2013
Historically, a university’s library has been the heart of the college, and that shows up even looking at a simple campus map. Here at Baylor, Carroll Library (now home to the Texas Collection) housed the university’s academic collection in Burleson Quadrangle, the traditional center of campus, from its construction in 1902 until Moody Memorial Library …
Jul
15
2013
July 12, 2013
First Baptist Church of West, Texas, received nearly $300,000 from a Baylor University fund established after the fertilizer plant explosion that partially flattened the city in April. Baylor President Ken Starr is quoted in the article.
Jul
10
2013
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2013) - Following extensive discussion with the Waco Foundation and the City of West Long Term Recovery Committee, Baylor University announced today that $290,716 in total contributions to the Baylor West Relief Fund will be allocated to First Baptist Church of West to aid the remainder of its debris removal project. The project saves West homeowners thousands of dollars in costs and moves forward the process of rebuilding their homes.
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