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

Faculty In the News

Baylor biology prof’s research helps end 30-year Oklahoma-Arkansas feud
Imagine you’ve had a clean, clear river or creek running through your backyard for years — then one day, you notice the water isn’t as bright as it used to be. Algae is growing, fish are less plentiful, and your creek ...

Dallas Observer: Baylor Professor Robert Darden Has Dedicated His Life to Protecting Gospel Music
Nov. 8, 2016
This profile about Robert Darden, Baylor professor of journalism, public relations and new media, details his fascination since childhood with black gospel music from its “golden era” — the 1940s to the 1980s — and how he ...

Baylor Lecturer Wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from National Communication Association
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2016) — Kayla Rhidenour, Ph.D., lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been honored with the 2016 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award ...

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