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,
David Garland
Interim Provost


Faculty In the News

Medical News Today: Spirituality decreases likelihood of experimenting with drugs and alcohol by youths
[9/12/2014]
Sept. 11, 2014
Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a Baylor study published in Alcohol Treatment Quarterly. Findings ...
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Baylor University Business Professor Receives Excellence in Teaching Award
[9/11/2014]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2014) -- Andrea Dixon, Ph.D., the Frank and Floy Smith Holloway Endowed Professor in Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, has been awarded the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Marketing ...
(FULL STORY)

First Things: We Must Fight ISIS with More than Missiles
[9/11/2014]
Sept. 10, 2014
Text of testimony by Thomas F. Farr, director of the Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, given before Sub-Committees of the House Committee on Foreign ...
(FULL STORY)


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