Baylor University
Carol Perry

Prof. Carol Perry

Senior Lecturer

Phone: (254) 710-7415
Office: Castellaw 255


  • Writing for Media Markets
  • Advanced Editing
  • Public Relations


  • Texas Christian University, Bachelor's Degree
  • Texas Woman's University, Master's Degree

Year Started at Baylor

  • 1994


  • Public information officer for the City of Waco and the Waco Independent School District for 21 years.
  • Public relations strategic planning and evaluation, media relations, print production, initiation and management of government access cable television stations and crisis management.
  • Served as the city's liaison to national and international media during the Branch Davidian standoff.
  • Extensive experience in non-profit public relations.
  • Served on state boards for Texas Municipal Information Officers and the Texas Municipal League.
  • Edits the Native Plant Society of Texas magazine, NPSOT News, and serves on that organization's state board.


  • Professional awards from Texas Municipal League, Texas Municipal Information Officers, Texas School Public Relations Association, National School Public Relations Association and accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America.

Interests & Hobbies

  • Painting icons in the XVth century Russian style.
  • Dogs.
  • Baking bread.

Favorite Thing about Teaching

  • "Design students who 'find their hand' and do innovative work."

Favorite Thing about Baylor

  • "My department chair is the best. A university is a marketplace of ideas."