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9/18/2014
Sept. 17, 2014
Not only is Baylor experiencing record-shattering enrollment, with an overall student population this fall of 16,263 students and a record freshman class of 3,625 first-year students, but the University is celebrating increased diversity and rising retention rates across the board. Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Diana Ramey and Associate Vice Provost for Academic Enrollment Management Sinda Vanderpool are quoted about Baylor’s admissions process going forward and the effect of faculty mentoring of students on increased retention. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, covers Enrollment Management.)

Baylor in the News

9/18/2014
Sept. 16, 2014
Graduateprograms.com ranked the nation’s best business schools for networking with Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business at No. 11. “A strong alumni network can make all the difference in making connections and landing interviews at top companies.- The website determined the top alumni networks based on more than 70,000 student reviews. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)
9/18/2014
Sept. 18, 2014
Baylor has announced a record fall enrollment of 16,263 students and a record freshman class of 3,259 first-year students, but the University also is celebrating increased diversity, rising retention rates across the board and its highest ever U.S. News ranking. Quoted is Sinda Vanderpool, Ph.D., associate vice provost for academic enrollment management. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, covers Enrollment Management.)

Faculty in the News

9/18/2014
AUDIO: In this NPR interview, Ryan S. King, associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, is mentioned for his efforts to help settle an on-going legal dispute between Oklahoma and Arkansas about the appropriate phosphorus level in the Illinois River and nearby rivers and streams. King was awarded a $600,000 grant to conduct water quality tests to estimate the appropriate phosphorus level in the rivers. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, wrote the news release for this story in April and covers research and faculty in the biology department.)
9/18/2014
Sept. 15, 2014
The McClatchy-Tribune wire picks up Claire Osborn’s Austin American-Statesman feature story on the Reuniting Families Project of Lori Baker, Ph. D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, and her team of forensic anthropologists and students, who exhumed remains during the summer at a Texas border cemetery to identify them and return them to their families. Interviewed are Baker and Eva Abernathy, a senior anthropology major from Round Rock, Texas. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering anthropology faculty and research and has been working with national media on Baker’s story since summer 2012. Lewis arranged for these interviews with Baker and Abernathy.)

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