President's Note; Outstanding Faculty Honored at Commencement; Mission Trips; Generous Gifts Benefit Business School Students; Recent Loss of Emeritus Faculty; Baylor Receives Presidential Recognition for Community Service; Student Accolades; Athletics Update.
Baylor University announced today a $2 million gift, given anonymously to the Hankamer School of Business, to endow the Baylor Entrepreneurship Innovation Challenge, a business plan competition that will provide invaluable opportunities for students from all over the nation as they seek to develop their business ideas. The gift and the development of the business plan competition will further enrich the nationally recognized Entrepreneurship program at Baylor University.
Baylor University today announced a $1 million gift that will provide additional scholarship support for students attending Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. Consisting of combined funds from the estate of recently deceased alumna and former faculty member Sadie Jo Black and from the family testamentary trust of her brother, W. Dial "Dub" Black, Jr. - also a Baylor graduate - the contribution is the latest in a long tradition of generous giving to Baylor by Sadie Jo and members of her family.