Financial Peace University Classes offered to Faculty & Staff

This Fall, Baylor University Human Resources is hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) coordinated by Brian Davis and Brian Remson.

McLane Stadium Kickoff Weekend

Anticipation is building as Baylor University is less than two weeks away from celebrating the opening of the University’s spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. After an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies beginning Thursday, Aug. 28, Coach Art Briles and defending Big 12 Champion Baylor will play the SMU Mustangs in the Bears’ inaugural game in McLane Stadium. Kickoff is at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31.

Evacuation systems test Friday

The monthly test of the outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems will occur this Friday, July 11th between 1:00 and 1:15 PM; please note the time change for this month only. There will be several activations of the systems during this 15 minute period, each activation approximately 30 seconds long.

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.

Football. No. 10 Football Hosts Northwestern State

No. 10 Baylor looks to continue its school-record 11-game home win streak as it hosts Northwestern State Saturday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Net.

Football. Meet the Press: Football Weekly Presser vs. Northwestern State

Art Briles and players met with the media Tuesday afternoon to talk about Saturday's game vs. Northwestern State

W. Soccer. Soccer's Precious Akanyirige Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Baylor soccer forward Precious Akanyirige was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Football. Baylor Dared to Dream Big in Building McLane Stadium

Drayton McLane remembers one of his mentors telling him that we don't use "the most powerful thing we have." "And that's dare to dream; it's free," McLane said during Saturday's McLane Stadium Dedication ceremony in the spacious Baylor Club. "It's free (to dream), and we have great ideas."

What national voices are saying about Baylor’s McLane Stadium

Just about every major sports media outlet had at least one writer at McLane Stadium this weekend for the debut of Baylor football’s new home, and every single one of them came away raving about both the facility and head coach Art Briles’ program. Here’s a sampling: “When they’d applied the last coat of paint […]

McLane Stadium debuts in grand style

Baylor football cruised to a 45-0 win over SMU in Sunday night’s McLane Stadium opener — just the second shutout Mustangs coach June Jones has suffered in his 15+ years as a collegiate head coach. But that wasn’t even the best part of the night; the highlight, naturally, was the celebration surrounding the debut of the 10th-ranked Bears’ new home […]

Enjoy this, Baylor Nation — McLane Stadium is really here

We are blessed. For years, Baylor fans talked about the idea of bringing football back to campus from its home two miles away, but it was never more than a “maybe someday…” dream. But then, in less than three years, that idea jumped from dream to possibility to reality — one we will fully enjoy for the first time this […]

"Sailgaters" to begin new era for Baylor and the Brazos

Three years ago, we learned that McLane Stadium would be built on the banks of the Brazos River, and we wondered, “Could people really boat to the new stadium?” Now, of course, we know the answer. Come Sunday, the Brazos River will take on a decidedly green-and-gold tint as Baylor joins a small and notable […]


Andrew Althoff

Andrew Althoff, Athletic Performance, and spouse, Christina, on the birth of their twins, Joel Andrew Althoff & Eli Simpao Althoff, June 26, 2014.

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis, Baylor Event Services, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their twins, Charles Martin Davis & Harrison Bradley Davis, August 07, 2014.

Joseph Stubenrauch

Joseph Stubenrauch, History , and spouse, Rene, on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Wren Stubenrauch, July 25, 2014.

Katelyn Hiatt

Katelyn Hiatt, Campus Living and Learning, and spouse, Daniel, on the birth of their son, Dirk L. Hiatt, July 10, 2014.

With Sympathy

Richard Sanker

Sympathies to faculty member Richard Sanker, prehealth studies, on the death ofhis father, Mr. Otto Sanker on August 27, 2014.

Joe Bennett

Sympathies to student Joe Bennett on the death of his mother, Sharon V. Bennett, on August 27, 2014.

Dennis Havranek

Sympathies to Dennis Havranek, Institutional Events, on the death of his father-in-law, Mr. Joseph Aguillar on August 19, 2014.

Polly Flippin

Sympathies to Polly Flippin, Spiritual life, on the death of her father-in-law, James G. Flippin, Sr. on August 8, 2014.

Associated Baptist Press: Schools prime ministry locations for many churches, say leaders

Aug. 29, 2014
Diana Garland, Ph.D., dean of Baylor's School of Social Work and co-senior editor of the "Journal of Family and Community Ministries," is quoted in this article about churches partnering with schools. Among the tips Garland provides to churches and congregations are: consider service instead of money, and think relationally. “It’s easy to write a check,” Garland said. “It’s a lot harder to spend an hour a week to help a kid learn to read. Both are important, but the latter is often more meaningful.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the School of Social Work and placed this story.) The big time reaches Baylor at the house that RG3 built

Aug. 31, 2014’s Dennis Dodd reports that the reigning Big 12 champions Baylor Bears opened the new $266 million McLane Stadium to rave reviews on Sunday and continued what Baylor AD Ian McCaw calls "the greatest transformation in college football." Quoted in the story are Baylor’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III, head football coach Art Briles and McCaw. Vision becomes reality under Art Briles

Sept. 1, 2014’s Brandon Chatmon reports that “few college football cathedrals can match McLane” Stadium, as fan arrived for Sunday’s debut game by boat and tailgated along the Brazos river before entering one of the most innovative venues in the nation. Quoted are Baylor head football coach Art Briles, student-athletes Spencer Drango and Tre’Von Armstead and Baylor’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III.

KWBU-FM (Waco NPR): New Research Aims to Keep Women in the IT Field

Aug. 28, 2014
AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is interviewed in this story about her new research, which shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need to be addressed to help keep women from fleeing IT jobs. Other areas of focus include mentoring and co-ed social activities among employees. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty at the Hankamer School of Business and placed this story.)

Statue of Robert Griffin III Unveiled at Baylor’s McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2014) – Baylor University today officially unveiled a bronze statue of Robert Griffin III, winner of the 2011 Heisman Trophy, during a ceremony prior to the football team’s inaugural game in McLane Stadium against SMU.

Baylor Closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) - In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 1.

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014)--Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded national mentoring award from the American Psychological Association. Rowatt was recognized for his contribution to the psychology of religion by mentoring individuals who have become active in the field.

Baylor Student Places At International Music Competition

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014) – Baylor University has its very own Piano Man. His name is Jie Fang Goh. He goes by “Jeff.”

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