Faculty & Staff News: Announcements

Sep
23
2016

Notification Systems to be Tested Today at 4:00 p.m.

Due to a recent update in programming, a test of the outdoor and indoor speakers of emergency notification system will be conducted today, September 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM.

Sep
9
2016

ID Office on the Move

The ID Office will move from Robinson Tower to the Speight Parking Facility October 3.

Aug
29
2016

An invitation to faculty and staff to join the Baylor Club

Sign up for a Baylor Club membership by September 15 and receive a complimentary dinner for two.

Aug
26
2016

Online tool assists Baylor community in responding to issues

The Report It website is a new resource to help faculty, staff, students and others locate mechanisms for reporting violations of University policy, troubling behavior or criminal activity to the appropriate authorities.

Aug
19
2016

QEP Proposal Feedback

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.

Aug
15
2016

New Parking Options

Parking and Transportation Services has made some parking modifications that will take effect this fall.

Aug
1
2016

Campus Carry Law

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.

Jul
12
2016

Northbound I-35 lane closures in Waco start Tuesday night

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.

Jul
11
2016

Feeling Stressed or Overwhelmed?

Register for the Stress Management Workshop and get tools to help.

Jun
30
2016

Adjunct Teaching Workshop Registration Open

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.

Jun
30
2016

The Rx for Research: Baylor Engineering & Computer Science is impacting the medical industry

ECS faculty members are blazing trails in collaborative research with meaningful real-world applications in the healthcare and medical fields - and beyond.

Jun
10
2016

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.

Jun
10
2016

UPDATE: Addressing Sexual Violence at Baylor

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.

Jun
6
2016

ID Office temporarily moving to Foster for New Student Orientation

The Baylor ID Office will be temporarily located in Foster 123 from June 8 through July 1 to facilitate New Student Orientation.

Jun
2
2016

Faculty & Staff: Let Us Join Together to Serve Our Students

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.

Jun
1
2016

McLane Stadium hosting summer camp in July

Mclane Stadium will host a five-day summer camp for children ages 5-12 July 11-15, 2016.

May
25
2016

Do you need to create a will?

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.

May
25
2016

Notice of Public Safety Training Exercises

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.

May
19
2016

Baylor to Conduct Full Monthly Test of Emergency Notification System on May 20

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.

May
19
2016

Something Happening in Your Life Soon?

Getting married? Having a new baby bear soon? Don't forget to update your Baylor benefit coverage in SmartBen!