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 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,
Edwin Trevathan
Executive Vice President and Provost

Faculty In the News

Christianity Today: The Present and Future of Evangelicalism: An Interview with Dr. Rodney Stark
June 9, 2015
In this question-and-answer interview, Rodney Stark, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR), says that there is no evidence that evangelicalism in America is decreasing. (Terry Goodrich, assistant ...

Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future ...
(FULL STORY) 7 Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits
Bill Reichenstein, Ph.D., the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, talks about how to prepare to claim Social Security benefits if you spouse dies. “The higher earner should base ...

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