Revised Holiday Schedule

Baylor University's holiday schedule has been revised to include Friday, January 2, 2015.

Free Flu Vaccines

Miss your "shot" at the Health & Wellness Fair? Look up your nearest CVS retail pharmacy....

Open Enrollment for 2015 Benefits

Benefit-eligible faculty and staff are encouraged to review changes and enhancements to medical and dental plans, and enroll in November!

Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Mark your calendars for the faculty and staff annual Health & Wellness Fair, to be held October 15th from 8:30 am - 1 pm in Cashion 510.

W. Soccer. Soccer Plays Regular Season Finale Friday at No. 10 West Virginia

Baylor soccer plays its regular season finale this weekend against No. 10 West Virginia before heading to next week's Big 12 Championship in Kansas City.

Football. Can't Make It To McLane?

Can't make it McLane Stadium for Baylor football's game vs. Kansas? Find out how to get your fix of BU football with our fan connection central.

W. Basketball. WBB Ranked No. 8 in AP Preseason Poll

For the sixth straight season, Baylor's women's basketball team is ranked among the top 10 in The Associated Press preseason poll, checking in at No. 8 in the poll that was released Thursday.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Heads to Jack Kramer Intercollegiate

Three Baylor women's tennis players will head to California to participate in the Jack Kramer Intercollegiate with play beginning on Thursday and running through Sunday at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club.

2014-15 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

Baylor’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of alumni across virtually every field; this year’s honorees cover industries from Hollywood to healthcare, Scripture translation to track and field, and with graduation dates spanning from the 1950s up to 2008. Names like Packard and Hart are instantly recognized across the Baylor family; other names are less […]

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Baylor’s 1974 SWC champs

When the 1974 college football season began, the Bears were a popular choice to finish last in the Southwest Conference. But 40 years (and one miracle) later, the 1974 team has anchored its place among the best in Baylor history. In just the third year of head coach Grant Teaff’s 21-year tenure at Baylor, the Bears won eight […]

10 most popular McLane Stadium brick inscriptions

More than 6,000 Baylor fans participated in the Stadium Bricks Campaign between December 2012 and March 2014, raising upwards of $1.6 million for the project and accounting for more than 7,200 bricks. So what did Bear fans inscribe on all those bricks? Click through the photo gallery below to see the top-10 most common subjects. Sic ’em, […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

105 years ago, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as thousands of alumni return to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. The festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Freshman Mass Meeting and […]


Amanda Norman

Congratulations to Amanda Norman, university libraries, and spouse, Evan, on the birth of their son, William Keys Norman, September 1, 2014.

Cody Hall

Congratulations to Cody Hall, athletics, and spouse, Ginny, on the birth of their daughter, Ellie Marie Hall, August 12, 2014.

Daniel Bolton

Congratulations to Daniel Bolton, physics, and spouse, Laura, on the birth of their son, Theodore Lewis Bolton, September 17, 2014.

David Kahle

Congratulations to David Kahle, statistical science, and spouse, Rebekah, on the birth of their daughter, Adelaide Hazel Kahle, September 23, 2014.

With Sympathy

Carlton Metcalf-Doetsch

Sympathies to Carlton Metcalf-Doetsch,Baylor student, on the death of his father, Dr. Karl Doetsch, on October 26, 2014.

Mark McCreary

Sympathies to Mark McCreary, engineering & computer science dean’s office, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Barbara McCreary, on October 25, 2014.

Lindsey Farmer

Sympathies to Lindsey Farmer, Baylor student, on the death of her father, Mr. Paul Farmer, on October 23, 2014.

Keely Tunnell

Sympathies to Baylor student, Keely Tunnell, on the death of her sister, Candice Tunnell, on October 18, 2014. Frisco Residents Jay and Jenny Allison Honored as 2014 Baylor Parents of the Year

Oct. 29, 2014
Jay, B.B.A. ’78, M.S. ’80, J.D. ’81, and Jenny, B.S.Ed. ’78, M.S.Ed. ’80, Allison of Frisco, Texas, have been named Baylor’s 2014 Parents of the Year for their loyalty and service to Baylor and for their faithfulness and support of the Parents Network. “My parents taught us humility and gratefulness, and to enjoy the smallest moments in life. They taught me to enjoy every new day, as it truly is a gift from God,” said Aubrey Allison, a junior majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship.

KXXV: Baylor Athletics Leads Big 12 Conference In NCAA's Graduate Success Rate For First Time Since 2008

Oct. 29, 2014
For the first time since 2008 and the fourth time overall, Baylor University has produced the Big 12 Conference's top Graduate Success Rate score, according to data released today by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. “We are honored to once again lead the Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate," said Baylor Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. Baylor has finished either first or second in the federal graduation rate report nine times in the league's 18-year history, produced the league's top mark in 2012, 2004, 2001, 2000, 1998 and 1996, and has graduated at least 60 percent of its student-athletes in 15 of the Big 12's first 18 years.

Providence Journal: Eugene J. McKenna: Newport casino a losing proposition

Oct. 30, 2014
Editorial about the possibility of introducing casinos in Newport, Rhode Island, in order to create jobs and boost the economy references Earl L. Grinols, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Economics in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, whose research on the costs and benefits of casino gambling has shown that for every dollar of casino revenue gained for the state, there are social costs of three dollars.

SodaHead: Fewer Than 1 in 5 Colleges Require a US History Course

Oct. 26, 2014
For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor University received an “A” for its core curriculum requirements in the American Council of Trustees and Alumni’s sixth annual “What Will They Learn?” report. Of the 1,098 American colleges and universities studied, Baylor was among only 23 universities nationwide – and one of only three in Texas – on the “A List” for requiring six out of seven core courses, including composition, literature, foreign language, U.S. government or history, math, and natural or physical science.

Baylor Again Named to “A” List for Core Curriculum

WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) – Baylor University is one of only 23 institutions nationwide to earn an “A” for its high-quality core curriculum, according to a report on the state of general education at the nation’s colleges and universities from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). Baylor also is showcased as a “Hidden Gem” university for its additional required core classes in religion and fine arts.

Judah & The Lion to Perform During Baylor’s Homecoming Parade and Feel Good Fest

WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) — Nashville-based bluegrass folk group Judah & the Lion will perform twice during Baylor University’s Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Nov. 1. The group will perform during the Homecoming parade from downtown Waco to the Baylor campus and then at Uproar Records inaugural Feel Good Fest at 11 a.m. in the SUB Bowl.

Baylor Grad’s Documentary about Texas Rangers and Killings of Tejanos in 1915 to be Shown Nov. 6 at Baylor

WACO, (Oct. 30, 2014) — “Border Bandits,” a documentary that tells the first-person story of a 19-year-old cowboy who saw Texas Rangers shoot two unarmed Mexican-Americans in the back following a 1915 raid by Mexican banditos on a Texas ranch, will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101, on Baylor University campus.

Baylor Interdisciplinary Core Alumni Lecture Will Examine Relationship between Students’ Education and Future

WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) – Alumna Megan Rapp, B.B.A./B.A. ’07, will be the guest speaker for this year’s Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) Homecoming Lecture at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. She will present a lecture titled “Letting My Life Speak: Pursuing International Affairs as a Vocation.”

Oct. 31 2:00-4:00pmMartin Museum of Art Homecoming Gallery Tours
Oct. 31 7:00pmSingspiration
Oct. 31 6:00-10:30pmExtravaganza
Oct. 31 9:00-10:30pmPep Rally & Bonfire
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1Homecoming
Nov. 1 8:30-10:30amParade
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1Friday Night Flashback