Baylor University today announced a generous commitment from the Callaway Foundation to the Hankamer School of Business. Increasing the existing Callaway Foundation Endowed Scholars Fund, the commitment brings the Foundation's scholarship to $1 million and the total fundraising of The President's Scholarship Initiative -- a three-year effort Baylor launched in 2010 -- to more than $24 million.
I write to remind you that the community input portion of our strategic planning effort will conclude in just a few short days. If you have not yet taken the opportunity to participate in our planning process, I encourage you to do so this week. It is important that each voice is heard as together we craft a vision of Baylor's future.
President's Note; Tuition Equalization Grant; Passing of Dr. F. Gordon Stone; Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year, Collins Professor, Cherry Award Finalists; Strategic Planning Community Input; State of the University Address; Bright Future for Big 12; Athletic Event Schedule.
The Baylor University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors held its annual State of the University event on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Barfield Drawing Room. The event included recognition of Baylor faculty members who will be retiring at the end of the academic year and a State of the University address by Baylor President Ken Starr. The president's address was followed by a brief Q&A session.
The TEG is a smart educational investment that has already provided economic dividends and made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of Texans. The Texas Legislature is considering a plan to cut TEG funding by half, potentially devastating a program that has served financially challenged Texas families for more than four decades.
President's Note; Geology Research Makes International Headlines; Baylor Law School Moot Court Competition; Pickens, Blanchard, Shulman; Beall Poetry Festival and President's Concert; April 12 STEPP Luncheon; Student and Faculty Accolades; Athletic Events Schedule.