WACO, Texas (Dec. 6, 2013) - Baylor University will operate its regular schedule today, as classes will be held and all offices are open. Use caution while driving to campus. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. for Central Texas, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 4, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Steve and Penny Carlile of Marshall, Texas, that will create the Steve and Penny Carlile Plaza on the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project whose construction was formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2013) -- After four weeks of head-to-head competition in alumni giving, Baylor University young alumni demonstrated their pride in the University by joining together in support of the inaugural Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge. At the final count, 1,315 Baylor young alumni made gifts to the University totaling more than $164,500.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 25, 2013) - Baylor University will operate its regular schedule today, as classes will be held and all offices are open.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) - Students and faculty from the department of family & consumer sciences at Baylor University received multiple awards and scholarships for their work from the national and state Make it with Wool competition earlier this month.
Gift from Meyer Family Foundation Establishes Conference Center in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from the Paul and Jane Meyer Family Foundation, based in Waco, Texas, that will establish the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2013) - Following favorable discussion, the Waco City Council tonight voted to establish the Baylor Waco Stadium Authority, a city-appointed board that will provide general oversight of non-Baylor events at the University's new $260 million stadium currently under construction on the banks of the Brazos River.
Gift from Waco Entrepreneur Establishes McClinton Family Auditorium in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco, Texas, that will name the McClinton Family Auditorium within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major new facility on the Baylor campus that will house the University's Hankamer School of Business.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2013) - The Baylor Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society will present its first-ever symposium titled "Religion and Political Culture in Communist Countries: Past, Present and Future," Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15, in the Armstrong Browning Library.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2013) - In light of Baylor University's significant progress during the presidency of Judge Ken Starr, the Baylor Board of Regents has voted to extend the contract of President Starr. The Board has assigned Judge Starr the new title of "President and Chancellor." He will continue to serve as the University's chief executive officer. In providing the additional title, the Board has charged the President to work to increase Baylor's influence in the nation and around the world.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2013) - Christian rock band The Digital Age, along with special guests Luke Hicks and Manifest Music Company, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in Barfield Drawing Room on the second floor of Baylor University's Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2013) - Baylor University will host the 2013 Pruit Symposium, "Marching to Zion: Celebrating and Preserving Black Sacred Music," on Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 at George W. Truett Theological Seminary on the Baylor campus.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2013) - Baylor Law School once again is No. 1 in the state's bar exam passage rate. Results of the July Texas Bar exam released Oct. 31 show Baylor Law School with a 97.52 percent pass rate, topping the list of the nine law schools in Texas.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2013) - For the fourth consecutive year, Baylor University is one of the few institutions nationwide to earn an "A" for its high-quality core curriculum, according to a report on the state of general education at the nation's colleges and universities from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).
Hunger Summit Brings White House Representative, Anti-Hunger Leaders To Baylor for 'Together at the Table' Hunger Summit
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2013) -- Melissa Rogers, Special Assistant to the President and executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and Audrey Rowe, administrator of Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for the USDA in Washington, D.C., will be among the keynote speakers at the annual "Together at the Table: Hunger Summit" Oct. 24-25 at Baylor University
Baylor Honors College Welcomes Robert N. McClelland, M.D., for Lecture on 'Parkland Hospital, November 1963'
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2013) - The Baylor Honors College has invited Robert M. McClelland, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, to speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Barfield Drawing Room.
Baylor Regents Approve Construction of New Business School Campus, Phase Two of Track and Field Complex
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2013) - At its annual Homecoming meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation that will house the University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. The board also approved phase two of Baylor's on-campus track and field stadium, refurbishment plans of North Russell Hall and two new doctoral degree programs in higher education and mechanical engineering.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2013) - Kiplinger's Personal Finance has included Baylor University at No. 54 on its list of the country's 100 best values in private colleges. Kiplinger's annual list ranks 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges, which appears online at www.kiplinger.com/links/college.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2013) - Baylor University's Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching program will feature its second of three finalists, Michael Salemi, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in a lecture on "Debt and Taxes" Monday, Oct. 21.
Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will broadcast the 104th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus. The parade also will be streamed live at www.baylor.edu/homecoming.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2013) - Baylor Law School unveiled a bronze bust on Oct. 4 depicting the late Dean Angus McSwain. The bronze, unveiled on Oct. 4, was a yearlong labor of love by members of the Baylor Law School Class of 1972.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2013) - With the announcement of a 6 p.m. kickoff for the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 19, all event times have been set for Baylor University's 104th anniversary Homecoming Oct. 16-19 on the Baylor campus.
L-3 Platform Integration Establishes Endowed Scholarship in Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science
WACO, Texas (Oct. 2, 2013) - Baylor University announced today the establishment of the L-3 Endowed Scholarship Fund in the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), provided by a gift from L-3 Platform Integration to benefit future Baylor engineering and computer science majors. The scholarship represents another step in the meaningful partnership between L-3 and Baylor University ECS.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) - The million-selling San Diego-based band Switchfoot will make a stop at Baylor on its Fading West Tour at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Waco Hall. Tickets are on sale now at Baylor's Student Activities office.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 26, 2013) - The Parchman Endowed Lecture series will feature Richard Mouw, Ph.D., Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
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