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,
Executive Vice President and Provost
Faculty In the NewsPhys.org: Communities with beautiful scenery, weather have lower rates of religious affiliation
Aug. 5, 2016
Counties in the United States with more beautiful weather and scenery have lower rates of membership and affiliation with religious organizations, according to a Baylor study. "Beautiful weather, mountains and waterfronts can serve ...
International Business Times: Religion: Black people adopt 'white' views on race in America's multiracial congregations
Aug. 17, 2015
Racial attitudes of black people in multiracial religious congregations resemble the views of white people, with “little evidence that multiracial congregations promote progressive racial views among attendees of any race or ...
The Washington Post: Social workers want to talk religion — but they don’t
Aug. 14, 2015
According to recent research by Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D., assistant professor in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, most social workers say they don’t discuss religion or spirituality with their clients, even ...