“speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Presidential Search Committee has completed more than 80 hours of listening sessions – both on and off campus – with various groups of faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and University administrators, who have provided their valuable input regarding the professional and personal characteristics and experiences important to the University’s next president.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2016) – On Tuesday evening, the University received notice from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a complaint filed by Baylor’s former Title IX Coordinator. An OCR review of this nature results in a broad, comprehensive look at policies, procedures and practices for a specified number of years: in this case, from the Fall of 2014 to the present. Interim President David E. Garland immediately assured OCR the University will cooperate fully with the investigation.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2016) – At its regular Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents today announced a significant gift from Baylor Regent Emeritus Drayton McLane Jr., B.B.A. ’58, his wife, Elizabeth, and the McLane family toward the renovation of Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2016) – Baylor University announced today that Doug Welch, who has served as Associate General Counsel at Baylor University since 2006, has been named as the University’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).
Oct. 6, 2016 Research by Karen Melton, Ph.D., assistant professor of child and family studies in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, found families who spend time relaxing together were more satisfied than those who engaged in exotic outside activities as a family. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in family and consumer sciences.)
Oct. 24, 2016 Baylor presidential rhetoric expert Martin Medhurst, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication and professor of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article about the word choices of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as part of their larger brand strategies.
Oct. 22, 2016 VIDEO: Baylor University and Baylor Scott & White Health partnered to host the Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Symposium focused on access to behavioral health resources. Interviewed were Matthew S. Stanford, B.S. ’88, M.A. ’90, Ph.D. ’92, CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in Houston, and John Singletary, B.A. ’93, Ph.D., dean of Baylor’s Diana Garland School of Social Work. "We are educating as many community leaders as we can about mental health so when people turn to them saying to them, I'm struggling with anxiety or depression whatever their concern may be, that these leaders are more equipped to be able to hear the concerns and provide the care they may need," Singletary said.
Oct. 24, 2016 Baylor University Interim President David Garland and South Texas College (STC) President Shirley Reed signed a “Baylor Bound” articulation agreement Monday in McAllen that paves the way for a smoother transfer from STC to Baylor. The program spells out courses and career paths that would allow STC students to seamlessly transfer college credits to Baylor.
One of the strongest memories I have of my first days at Baylor was meeting the professor who lived in my residence hall. She invited us into her home and fed us all kinds of snacks and goodies while asking us about our fears, doubts and excitements about our new phase in life as college freshmen. […]
“I was student body president. ’99 to ’01. Why did I run for student body president? I love the school, and I loved representing the students, so it was a good fit for me. … We got fall break, we got Martin Luther King Jr. Day off, got Bear Bucks on campus, got the City […]
Moody Memorial Library. For half a century, it’s been where textbooks are studied, all-nighters are pulled, projects are procrastinated, and friendships are formed. So much time is spent in “Club Moody” that many call it their second home on campus. October 21, 2016 marks 50 years since its groundbreaking. Plans for a new library came […]
Her: “[We met] in Penland.” Him: “In the make-your-own-sandwich line.” Her: “No it wasn’t; we had mutual friends! He was a KOT, and I was a Kappa. … [If you could do your whole Baylor experience over again, would you? What would be different?] Her: “[Baylor] was the best four years of my life, besides […]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2016) – Baylor University and South Texas College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Distinguished Alumna Alma Hazel Rohm, a beloved Southern Baptist emeritus missionary who served for more than half a century in Nigeria. Rohm finished her mission on Oct. 17 at the age of 90, when she went to spend eternity with her God and Savior. Services will be held Dec. 8 and 9 in Iwo, Nigeria, where she will be buried.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) – Jacalyn Duffin, Ph.D., M.D., will give two lectures on the history of medicine for the 2016 Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures at Baylor University. The lectures are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, and Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Room 240 of the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2016) — Religious liberty expert Timothy Shah, Ph.D., of Georgetown University will present the Laura Blanche Jackson Endowed Lectureship in World Issues on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Baylor University.