Faculty & Staff News: Announcements
Baylor is entering our decennial reaffirmation process with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and one aspect of the process is the creation of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Over the past academic year, a group of faculty, staff, and student representatives have worked to create a draft proposal for the QEP, which is entitled <em>Global Baylor: Addressing Challenges to Human Flourishing</em>. A copy of this draft is available at <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/qep">www.baylor.edu/qep</a>, and your comments on any aspect of this proposal are invited.
Parking and Transportation Services has made some parking modifications that will take effect this fall.
Last spring, Baylor completed a deliberative process outlined by Texas Senate Bill 11 through which private universities could opt out of what is known as the “campus carry law.” After robust conversations, Baylor determined that it would continue to prohibit license holders from carrying concealed handguns on the Baylor University campus, on any grounds or building on which an activity sponsored by Baylor University is being conducted or in a passenger transportation vehicle owned by Baylor University.
All Interstate 35 northbound lanes in Waco will be closed overnight from 7 PM Tuesday to 7 AM Wednesday as crews shift the work zone for bridge repairs to the outside two lanes.
Register for the Stress Management Workshop and get tools to help.
The Academy for Teaching & Learning announces the 5th annual Adjunct Teaching Workshop, open to all part-time and full time temporary lecturers, graduate teachers of record and other interested colleagues.
ECS faculty members are blazing trails in collaborative research with meaningful real-world applications in the healthcare and medical fields - and beyond.
Baylor University Names Task Forces to Act Upon 105 Recommendations and Implement Improvements to Address Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
WACO, Texas (June 10, 2016) – Baylor University has actively launched groups to lead the implementation of recommendations made by Pepper Hamilton, LLP following its independent investigation into the University’s handling of sexual assault. Two complementary executive-level task forces have been named to efficiently implement change that leads to improved processes, communication, training and response and that cultivates a culture of respect and character that reflects Baylor’s mission.
Last week I shared with you information concerning the high priority we have placed on implementing improvements across campus to increase the safety of students at Baylor University. We have committed to doing all we can to implement change based on the recommendations of Pepper Hamilton, LLP following their independent review of the University’s response to reports of sexual violence.
The Baylor ID Office will be temporarily located in Foster 123 from June 8 through July 1 to facilitate New Student Orientation.
As we begin a new summer academic term and a challenging journey together, I am honored and humbled that the Regents have asked me again to serve as interim president of Baylor University. Our work to pursue collectively Baylor’s distinctive mission requires our fervent prayers and a trust in God as the ultimate source of mercy, strength and guidance.
Mclane Stadium will host a five-day summer camp for children ages 5-12 July 11-15, 2016.
Full time faculty and staff, and eligible family members, can access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for a template suitable for a will or other documents.
On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from 7 a.m. until 12 noon, five agencies from McLennan County will be conducting a large-scale training exercise of a simulated incident occurring in Martin Hall on the Baylor University campus.
Baylor University will conduct the monthly test of its outdoor mass notification and indoor voice evacuation systems, as well as all Baylor Alert emergency notification system modalities, including voicemail, email, text and @BaylorAlert Twitter, between 2:45 and 3 p.m. Friday, May 20. All contacts will receive the test voicemail, email and text messages.
Getting married? Having a new baby bear soon? Don't forget to update your Baylor benefit coverage in SmartBen!
If you are hiring a student worker, a step-by-step list of what to do is available on the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid website.
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2016) – Mainlane closures and access to and from I-35 in Waco will be changing beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2016. Most of these changes will remain in place throughout the summer, to accommodate the ongoing I-35 bridge repair project, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
WACO, Texas (May 14, 2016) – Power is gradually being restored throughout campus after a power outage caused by a lightning strike affected a significant portion of the main Baylor University campus today.
Check out a great resource available to faculty, staff and eligible family members.