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McLane Stadium - July Media Tour

Baylor hosted media representatives today for a tour of McLane Stadium. Contractors estimate that the stadium is about 97% complete - on the five yard line ready to punch it in for a #Baylor touchdown. The media was also given an opportunity to view the Hart Track and Field complex - due to be completed this fall. #SicEm

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Revision to Baylor's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures effective July 1

Baylor University's Travel & Entertainment Policies & Procedures have been revised to be effective July 1, 2014.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

Baylor Club at McLane Stadium membership special for Baylor Faculty & Staff

We are aware that a number of you were unable to attend our introductory sessions for Faculty and Staff at the conclusion of last semester to learn more about the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. As a reminder, your Initiation Fee has been satisfied for both membership levels provided you join prior to August 15th, after which this will not be the case.

New Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Texana House Announced

Campus Living & Learning is pleased to announce Dr. Jeffrey C. Petersen as the next Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot Hall, and Mr. Brian Elliott as the next Faculty-in-Residence for Texana House located in the North Village Residential Community.

Football. Hager, Oakman Secure Place On Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Baylor linebacker Bryce Hager and defensive end Shawn Oakman are both included on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced Thursday. The Nagurski Trophy goes to college football's National Defensive Player of the Year.

Football. Drango Tabbed to Outland Trophy Watch List

Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the 2014 Outland Trophy watch list, the Football Writers Association of America announced on Thursday. The Outland Trophy recognizes the nation's top collegiate interior linemen on offense or defense.

W. Basketball. Kim Mulkey No. 40 on Louisiana's Top Athletes List

The honors keep rolling in for Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey. In an article written by Ron Higgins of NOLA.com and the New Orleans' Times-Picayune, Mulkey is No. 40 on Louisiana's all-time top 51 athletes list.

Football. Roth Makes Ray Guy Award Watch List

Baylor senior punter Spencer Roth is one of 25 members on the 2014 Ray Guy Award watch list, the Augusta Sports Council announced on Wednesday. The Ray Guy Award honors the nation's top collegiate punter.

What does Baylor mean to you?

When people give to Baylor, they often include short notes explaining why they felt led to give. When you put the notes together, you start to get a sense of what this university means to the Baylor family — not just alumni, but parents, Waco residents, and other friends. Here’s just a sampling: “I know […]

Select program offers undergrads direct path to Baylor Law or College of Medicine

What could be better than a Baylor degree? Two Baylor degrees, that’s what. Baylor 2 Baylor provides students with that opportunity. Baylor 2 Baylor (or Baylor²) is a dual-admission program that allows a select group of incoming freshmen to follow their Baylor undergraduate experience with automatic admission into either Baylor Law School or Baylor College of Medicine. Comprised […]

A Century of Sic ’Em: Celebrating 100 years as Baylor Bears

One hundred years ago this summer, Baylor was without a mascot. Our sports teams were occasionally called the Bulldogs or the Baptists in newspaper accounts, but they had no official nickname. By the fall of 1914, Baylor students were ready for that to change. On Oct. 2, 1914, a contest was proposed to come up with […]

McLane Stadium 97% complete with 8 weeks ’til kickoff

Next month (!!), Baylor football will officially open McLane Stadium as the Bears host SMU. A media tour yesterday gave up-close looks at the team’s locker room, a recruiting area, the field (where turf has gone in this week) and lower stands. (If you’re following @BaylorProud on Twitter, you got a glimpse of things yesterday.) […]

Congratulations

Aimee Danley

Aimee Danley, biology, and spouse, Patrick, on the birth of their son, Walker Danley, June 12, 2014.

Brett Bufton

Brett Bufton, athletics, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their daughter, Finley Jo Bufton, June 2, 2014.

Daniel Hare

Daniel Hare, law school, and spouse, Adrienne, on the birth of their son, Griffin Patrick Hare, May 17, 2014.

Devan Jonklaas

Devan Jonklaas, chemistry and biochemistry, and spouse, Hannah, on the birth of their daughter, Amy Rose V. Jonklaas, May 30, 2014.

With Sympathy

Melanie Pirelo and Michelle Heber

Sympathies to Melanie Pirelo, political science, and Michelle Heber, sociology, on the loss of their father, Leo Heber, on Thursday, July 4, 2014.

Chris Krause

Sympathies to Chris Krause, University Development, on the death of his mother, Emily Jean Krause, on June 24,2014.

Darla Millsap

Sympathies to Darla Millsap, Biology Department, on the death of her daughter, Shelley Little, on May 6, 2014.

Donna Price

Sympathies to Donna Price, University Development, on the death of her mother, Wanda L. Linkous, on June 8,2014.

Baylor Named a ‘Best Buy’ in 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Baylor University again has been named a "Best Buy," this time in the 2015 edition of the best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Christian Post: Controversial Jesus Christ Book 'Zealot' to Be Adapted by 'Harry Potter' Producer

July 8, 2014
Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., distinguished professor of humanities in the Honors College, is quoted in the article about the film adaptation of the controversial book “Zealot” by Reza Aslan. The producer of the movie is the same who produced the “Harry Potter” series.

Killeen Daily Herald: Belton ISD welcomes fine arts director

July 6, 2014
Richard Thomas, B.M.Ed ’91, is the new fine arts director at Belton Independent School District in Texas.

KWTX-TV: Baylor Mentioned in Fiske Guide To Colleges

July 9, 2014
(VIDEO) Baylor University is mentioned as a top private school in this year’s Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Men’s Hot Flashes: Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy May Ease the Discomfort that Guys Don’t Like to Talk About, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) — Men who experience hot flashes are unlikely to talk much about it, but they may find relief from their silent suffering if they are willing to try an unusual treatment, according to findings from a Baylor University case study.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) â€" Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.

President Starr Announces Executive Appointments

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.

Fashion Design Program Earns National Ranking

WACO, Texas (July 9, 2014) – Baylor University’s Apparel Design and Product Development program was recognized recently by Fashion Schools.org as among the top fashion design programs in the nation. The website ranked the program 35th out of 75 schools surveyed in the U.S., and sixth among Southwest schools.

Sep. 25 11:30am - 1:00pmFall Staff Forum