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Emergency Action Plan

Baylor University is required to have in place an Emergency Action Plan per OSHA standards. The following information is included within the plan and should be reviewed by each employee.

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To learn more about the Staff Performance Appraisal process and how to navigate through it in BaylorCompass, consider attending a Performance Management Workshop.

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W. Volleyball. VB's 2015 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com

Baylor volleyball's incoming class of newcomers to the 2015 roster was ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com.

Football. TV & Kickoff Times Announced for Four Football Games

Television details for four 2015 Baylor football games, including national primetime road contests at TCU and at Kansas State, were announced by the Big 12 Conference office Monday.

Track. Track & Field Totals 13 Entries For NCAA Championships

The Baylor track and field team will have 15 student-athletes representing it with 13 entries into the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying six more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium Saturday.

W. Golf. Goble Named Women's Golf Central Region Coach of the Year

Baylor women's golf head coach Jay Goble has been named 2015 Central Region Coach of the Year by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. Goble was one of three coaches honored, joining Dan Brooks of Duke in the East and USC's Andrea Gaston in the West.

Baylor to launch new entrepreneurship Ph.D. program

Baylor’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program has long been recognized among the best in the country. Next year, that excellence will extend to the doctoral level, as Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business introduces a Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship starting in the fall of 2016. Only six other universities in America offer such a program — a fitting number, given […]

Are these Baylor’s oldest living alumni?

The Baylor campus was a far different place in the early 1930s. For starters, almost the entire Baylor campus fit between Fifth and Seventh streets, bounded by Speight to the west and Waco Creek to the east. Instead of the SUB, there was a football field. Pat Neff was the new university president, not a […]

Happy 5th anniversary, President Starr!

Five years ago today, Ken Starr took office as Baylor University’s 14th president. Looking back over that time, we see many of the best years in the university’s 170-year history, from academic rankings to campus happenings, from athletic accomplishments to financial support. There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and Judge Starr’s leadership […]

Baylor Law School receives rare honor for pro bono service

When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]


Daniel Peppe

Congratulations to Daniel Peppe, geology, and spouse, Sholly, on the birth of their son, James Vincent Peppe, March 11, 2015.

Deborah Ganske

Congratulations to Deborah Ganske, psychology training clinic, and spouse, Gordon, on the birth of their son, Everett James Ganske, February 27, 2015.

Doug and Lacy McNamee

Congratulations to Lacy McNamee, communications, and spouse, Douglas, athletics development, on the birth of their daughter, Josephine Ryan McNamee, March 23, 2015.

Emily Sandvall

Congratulations to Emily Sandvall, engineering and computer science, and spouse, Bryce, on the birth of their daughter, Beckham Wynn Sandvall, October 24, 2014.

With Sympathy

Dennis Campbell

Sympathies to the family, friends and coworkers of staff member Dennis Campbell, Classroom Technology Services for University Libraries, who passed away June 1, 2015.

Kate Nogalo

Sympathies to Baylor student Kathryn (Kate) Nogalo on the death of her father, Mr. John Nogalo, on May 22, 2015.

Tom Lindsey

Sympathies to Baylor staff member Tom Lindsey, controller’s office, on the death of his father, Mr. W. T. (Truett) Lindsey on May 25, 2015.

Alex Rogers

Sympathies to Baylor student Alex Rogers on the death of his brother, Johnny Rogers, on May 20, 2015.

Acton.org: Prison Entrepreneurs: From Shark Tank to Redemption

May 18, 2015
Column about the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), a Houston-based nonprofit that turns incarcerated men into aspiring business owners. After these men successfully complete PEP’s three-month character development program, they move into PEP’s core program, a six-month business plan competition that leads to a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. In 2013, Baylor determined that PEP delivers a 340 percent return on investment for every dollar donated to the program. (Eckert Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

History News Network: The Surprising Thing Baptists and Muslims Have in Common

May 30, 2015
Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, penned this column examining the similarities between Muslims and Baptists who – now or in the past – have faced tensions between their theology and the nation’s civil law. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the history department.)

KAGS News: Judge Boone Recognized at Retirement Reception

June 1, 2015
Baylor graduate Albert Navarro, B.A. ’84, will be sworn in as the City of Bryan’s new presiding municipal court judge. Navarro earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and then graduated from University of Texas Law School with a doctorate degree. He takes over for retiring Judge Latham Boone III, who has had held the position since 2003.

KCEN TV: Brazos River Bridge Lighting Ceremony

June 2, 2015
The Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Waco, and Baylor University will come together Tuesday, June 2, at 8:30 p.m. to demonstrate the new lighting system on the two bridges across the Brazos River. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will participate and the public is invited to gather in Baylor’s McLane Stadium Parking Lot A to watch the ceremony.

Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them

WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.

June 1, 2015 Marks Fifth-Year Anniversary of Starr Presidency

WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – by running the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th president of Texas’ oldest continuously operating institution of higher education.

Historian: Audie Murphy, Movie Star and WWII’s Most Decorated Hero, Suffered from PTSD

David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, said Audie Murphy -- movie star and decorated hero of World War II -- displayed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long before it was understood.

Martin Museum of Art to Feature Selections from the Permanent Collection

WACO, Texas (May 28, 2015) – The Baylor University Martin Museum of Art will showcase works of art from its permanent collection, including some recent acquisitions, from June 2-17.

Sep. 24 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum Luncheon