Announcements

[music camp 2016]
6/22/2016
WACO, Texas (June 22, 2016) — Far from quieting down for the summer, Baylor University’s campus is teeming with elementary, middle and high school students attending Baylor’s many summer programs.
[Baylor University]
6/10/2016
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.
[Robyn Driskell]
6/10/2016
WACO, Texas (June 10, 2016) — Robyn L. Driskell, Ph.D., Divisional Dean for Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named Executive Director and President’s Chief of Staff by Baylor University Interim President David Garland, Ph.D. In this role, Driskell will be responsible for strategic communications from the President’s Office, collaboration on leadership initiatives, coordination of Board relations and representing the President in a variety of official capacities.
[Kuyer lecture]
6/9/2016
WACO, Texas (June 9, 2016) — Baylor University will host the Center for Public Justice’s annual Kuyper Lecture from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center.
[Hilburn photo]
6/9/2016
WACO, Texas (June 9, 2016) — Glenn O. Hilburn, Ph.D., retired chair of the religion department in Baylor University’s College of Arts and Sciences and recipient of a national honor society award for his leadership, passed away Tuesday, June 7, at age 86.
[Jim Grobe]
5/30/2016
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2016) -- Baylor University officials announced Monday that 2006 Associated Press National Coach of the Year Jim Grobe has been named acting head football coach, effective immediately. Grobe brings to Waco 19 seasons of Football Bowl Subdivision head coaching experience and a well-earned reputation for disciplined play, having enjoyed a record-setting 13-year tenure at Wake Forest (2001-13) and a successful six-year run at Ohio University (1995-2000).
5/30/2016
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2016) – Baylor University has been informed that Vice President and Director of Athletics Ian McCaw has resigned his position.
[flags]
5/27/2016
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2016) — Most facilities on Baylor University’s campus will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day, and others will operate under alternate hours.
[Pat Neff Hall]
5/26/2016
WACO, Texas (May 26, 2016) – In Fall 2015, Baylor University’s Board of Regents engaged outside counsel Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Pepper) to conduct an independent and external review of Baylor’s institutional response to Title IX and related compliance issues through the lens of specific cases.
[Imaginate1]
5/25/2016
WACO, Texas (May 25, 2016) — Imaginate, an interactive summer exhibit focused on encouraging innovation and imagination, will open at the Mayborn Museum Complex on May 28 and run through Sept. 5.
5/14/2016
1 p.m.
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.
[Pat Neff Hall]
5/13/2016
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2016) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents attended to a variety of matters related to the business of the University. The Board received a comprehensive briefing from Pepper Hamilton LLP, whose services were retained by the Board in September 2015 to conduct an independent and external investigation of the University’s response to reports of sexual and interpersonal violence. Over the coming weeks, the Board will carefully consider the information provided in the briefing and determine how to decisively act upon Pepper Hamilton’s findings and recommendations. The members of the Board will be guided by their faith as they make significant decisions for the welfare of Baylor students, the direction of the institution and the good of Baylor Nation.
[Singletary]
5/12/2016
WACO, Texas (May 12, 2016) - Following a national search, Baylor University Interim Provost Todd Still, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Jon E. Singletary, Ph.D., as dean of Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, effective June 1.
5/12/2016
WACO, Texas (May 12, 2016) – Today marks the official kickoff of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL). Through the CRADA, Baylor professors in the department of electrical and computer engineering will work alongside professors from Purdue University to develop next-generation radar transmitters for the 21st century.
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5/11/2016
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2016) – One of the largest graduating classes in Baylor University history will walk the Ferrell Center stage Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, reminiscing on their time as Baylor students and ready to set foot into their next phases of life.
[Law School]
5/9/2016
WACO, Texas (May 9, 2016) – In a legal job market that is slowly rebounding, Baylor Law School posted its highest employment numbers since 2006, and, among the nine Texas law schools that reported employment data for the Class of 2015, showed the greatest gains in employment numbers this year.
[senior week logo]
5/6/2016
WACO, Texas (May 6, 2016) – With graduation right around the corner, Baylor University looks to make seniors' last week as undergraduate students a memorable one.
5/6/2016
WACO, Texas (May 6, 2016) — “Waco’s Unfinished Legacy: 100 Years after Jesse Washington,” a radio documentary written and researched by Baylor University students, will air on KWBU-FM 103.3 beginning Monday, May 9, with a final airing May 16.
[Elizabeth D. Woodworth]
5/3/2016
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2016) – Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University will honor Robert Browning on what would have been his 204th birthday during the renowned library's annual Browning Day celebration.
[Philanthropy Lab big check presentation]
5/3/2016
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2016) – For the past two years, a full-credit class of Baylor University students has focused its energies on the role of philanthropy in a civil society while taking on the very real task of giving away thousands of dollars to local nonprofit organizations. On May 3, the spring 2016 “Philanthropy and the Public Good” class of 19 students presented $52,500 in grants to nine local nonprofit organizations during a ceremony in the President’s Suite at McLane Stadium.
[ExxonMobil check presentation]
4/29/2016
HOUSTON, Texas (April 29, 2016) – Baylor University has received $340,575 from ExxonMobil and its employees through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2015 Educational Matching Gift Program. Representatives from ExxonMobil presented Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr with the check during an April 28 ceremony celebrating the generosity of ExxonMobil and the impact the contributions continue to have on the University. The ceremony was part of a “Baylor Day” held by Baylor alumni at ExxonMobil’s new campus in Houston.
[Jones Concert Hall, photo courtesy of Baylor University]
4/28/2016
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2016) – The Baylor School of Music will host its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in Jones Concert Hall, located within the McCrary Music Building on Baylor’s campus. This year’s program will present German master Johannes Brahms, as he performs “A German Requiem, Op. 45.”
[Baylor Bound TCC Signing Ceremony]
4/27/2016
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) – Baylor University and Tarrant County College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
[atl]
4/27/2016
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) — Ten faculty members have been elected to serve as 2016-17 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
[Helena Hunt]
4/26/2016
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2016) – The Baylor Honors College will host the Pulse Annual Student Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Alexander Reading Room.
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