Executive Vice President and Provost

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 twelve schools and colleges as they offer more than 250 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. We have approximately 1,000 full-time faculty members and 16,700 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,
L. Gregory Jones
Executive Vice President and Provost

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When it comes to dealing with illness, most Americans turn to a higher power for help, according to a study by Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H. University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health in Baylor’s Institute for ...

Supervisors, Coworkers Tolerate Unethical Behavior when Production is Good, Baylor Study Finds
WACO, Texas (April 4, 2016) – Your coworker wastes time. He mismanages resources. He’s been known to engage in activities that you and others consider conflicts of interest. Yet, he seems to “do no wrong” in the eyes of the company. Why? ...

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): The Last of the Black Titans, a Conversation with Lakia Scott
March 23, 2016
AUDIO: Lakia M. Scott, Ph.D., assistant professor of curriculum and instruction in Baylor’s School of Education and co-author of “The Last of the Black Titans,” discusses the history and future of the more than 100 ...

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