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10/27 - 10/29 2016 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
10/25 - 10/28 2017 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
IFL director Darin Davis named Baylor's vice president for university mission
IFL director Darin Davis has been appointed vice president for university mission effective July 1, 2016. He will continue to serve as IFL director. Davis’s appointment will add expertise in the Office of the Executive Vice President as he works with students, faculty and staff across the University to emphasize the mission-centric focus distinctive to Baylor as a Christian research university.

IFL Seeking Assistant Director
Baylor University is seeking applicants for the position of assistant director for the Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL). Founded in 1997, IFL encourages Baylor’s mission of uniting academic excellence and Christian commitment and its goal of becoming a university of the first rank committed to its Baptist and Christian identity.

Baylor ECS Students Serve IFL Family
Seven-year-old Camille Whitt was born with an undiagnosed genetic condition that limits her development and motor control. Because of her condition she cannot safely use typical swings. But thanks to a group of engineering students at Baylor University, she now has her very own swing designed specifically to meet her needs.

2016 Bailey Family Lecture Video Now Available
We are proud to make a video of the recent Bailey Family Lecture available to you!

The third annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics was delivered April 21, by L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D. His lecture is titled “It’s Not (Only) About You: Cultures, Institutions, and Forming Virtuous People.”


IFL Announces Appointment of Rev. Susan Jones as Senior Fellow
“We are thrilled to welcome Susan Jones to IFL and the Baylor community,” said Darin Davis, director of the Institute for Faith and Learning. “She brings a wealth of expertise and experience working with faculty, staff, and students, especially in matters related to the theological exploration of vocation. Susan’s wisdom and imagination will contribute mightily to IFL’s ongoing efforts to serve Baylor and beyond.”

Recording of Christian Higher Ed Panel featuring Dr. Hauerwas Now Available
The IFL recently co-sponsored a discussion panel which featured Dr. Stanley Hauerwas that focused on Christian higher education. We're proud to make a recording of that panel available here.

Crane Scholar Jacob Imam Wins Marshall Scholarship
Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship... The premier scholarly award will allow Imam to fund his studies at Oxford University, where he will seek a master in philosophy degree (M.Phil.) in Islamic studies and history.

Conference Media Now Online!
The plenary panels and presentations from the recent Spirit of Sports conference are now available on our vimeo.com channel. Click the link below to watch these informative, challenging, and inspiring presentations.

Faith Animating ... Project
Darin Davis, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) at Baylor University, today announced plans for a new initiative called the “Faith Animating ... Project,” which seeks to further advance Baylor’s distinctive mission as a Christian research university.

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