Thank you for visiting the web site of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost at Baylor University. We hope these pages help you learn more about our office and the resources available to support our outstanding faculty and the programs they lead.

As the university's chief academic officer, I have responsibility for overseeing all of Baylor's educational and research programs. Today these programs are distributed among thirteen schools and colleges as they offer more than 250 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. We have approximately 900 full-time faculty members and 15,000 students, 2,600 of whom are graduate or professional students.

It is an exciting time at Baylor, and we invite you to explore our web site to learn more.

With warm regards,
David Garland
Interim Provost


Faculty In the News

Baylor Sociologist Earns Award from Gerontological Society of America for Her Research on Older Adults
[1/7/2015]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 8, 2015) — Lindsay R. Wilkinson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of sociology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2014 Senior Service America Junior Scholar Award from the ...
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Couples' Conflicts: Withdrawal or Expecting Your Romantic Partner to Mind-Read Harms Relationships, But in Different Ways, Baylor Study Finds
[1/7/2015]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 7, 2015) — When you have a conflict with your spouse or significant other, do you withdraw like a turtle into its shell? Or perhaps you expect your partner to be a mind reader about what ticks you off? Both of those responses ...
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Christianity Today Gives a Book Award of Merit to Baylor Scholar and Author Philip Jenkins
[12/18/2014]
WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) — Christianity Today has given a 2015 Award of Merit to Baylor University scholar Philip Jenkins for his book “The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade” (HarperOne).
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