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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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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.

Track. T&F Advances Seven To NCAA Championships

Baylor's track and field team had seven student-athletes, Trayvon Bromell, George Caddick, Rachel Johnson, Brandon Moore, Annie Rhodes, Raena Rhone and Olicia Williams, earn a spot into the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Friday during the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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 […]

Women’s golf finishes 2nd at 2015 NCAA Championships

How far did Baylor women’s golf come this year in finishing as runners-up at the NCAA Championships? This is a squad that finished 21st out of 23 teams at the first tournament of the year. But it didn’t take the Bears long to start rolling; they never finished lower than eighth the rest of the year. Baylor […]


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.

Facilitiesnet.com: 5 Minutes With Podcast: Baylor University Centralized Irrigation System Saves Water, Reduces Maintenance

June 1, 2015
AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: Baylor’s director of campus grounds Andy Trimble talks about Baylor’s centralized irrigation system, which allows the department to dramatically reduce the amount of hours required to run the system and has saved an estimated $150,000 a year. It also allows the University to reduce its water consumption.

KAGS-TV (Bryan/College Station, NBC): Judge Boone Recognized at Retirement Reception

June 1, 2015
Baylor graduate Albert Navarro, J.D., will be sworn in as the City of Bryan’s new presiding municipal court judge. Navarro graduated from Baylor in 1984 with a B.A. in political science.

My Sweet Charity: JUST IN: Shannon Roberts Named Dallas Historical Society Executive Director

May 27, 2015
Baylor graduate Shannon Roberts, B.A. Journalism ’86, was named Dallas Historical Society Executive Director. Roberts recently served as the executive director of the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. During her time at the museum she restructured its operations, programming and financial dependencies after a significant financial crisis.

National Catholic Register: Southern and Uncompromisingly Catholic: Flannery O’Connor Chosen for New Postage Stamp

June 1, 2015
Ralph Wood, Ph.D., University Professor of Literature and Theology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, talks about the newest “forever” stamp featuring an image of award-winning American author Flannery O’Connor. Wood is the author of the 2005 book “Flannery O’Connor and the Christ-Haunted South.” “Her inclusion on U.S. postage stamps is a triumph for both American authors and American Catholics,” Wood said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research in religion department.)

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.

Baylor Student Elected to National Student Nurses’ Association Board

WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.

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