Students News

May
30
2016

General News. Ian McCaw Resigns As Director of Athletics

Baylor University has been informed that Vice President and Director of Athletics Ian McCaw has resigned his position

May
30
2016

Football. Jim Grobe Named Baylor's Acting Head Football Coach

Baylor University officials announced Monday that 2006 Associated Press National Coach of the Year Jim Grobe has been named acting head football coach, effective immediately.

May
30
2016

Jim Grobe Named Baylor's Acting Head Football Coach

WACO, Texas (May 30, 2016) -- Baylor University officials announced Monday that 2006 Associated Press National Coach of the Year Jim Grobe has been named acting head football coach, effective immediately. Grobe brings to Waco 19 seasons of Football Bowl Subdivision head coaching experience and a well-earned reputation for disciplined play, having enjoyed a record-setting 13-year tenure at Wake Forest (2001-13) and a successful six-year run at Ohio University (1995-2000).

May
29
2016

M. Golf. Men's Golf Places 27th at NCAA Championship

Baylor men's golf finished in 27th place at the 2016 NCAA Championship after shooting 11-over-par 291 in Sunday's third round at Eugene Country Club. BU recorded a three-round total of 40-over-par 880, which was 13 strokes back of the top-15 team cut to advance to the final round of stroke play.

May
28
2016

M. Golf. Baylor Men’s Golf in 28th at NCAA Championship

Baylor men’s golf dropped two spots to 28th place after shooting 16-over-par 296 in Saturday’s second round at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship at Eugene Country Club. The Bears are 14 strokes back of the top 15 teams, which is the cut to advance following Sunday’s third round.

May
28
2016

Track. Track & Field Totals Nine Entries To NCAA Outdoor Championships

The Baylor track and field team will have 11 student-athletes representing it with nine entries into the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying four more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships at Rock Chalk Park Saturda

May
28
2016

What it means to be BaylorProud, even in disappointment

If this week’s Baylor news has left you shaken, you’re not alone. How, you may wonder, can we ever be proud of Baylor when the university has fallen so far short of the standards it sets for itself? A little history… Almost nine years ago, this blog was started to show the many reasons why […]

May
27
2016

Track. Track & Field Pushes Five To NCAA Outdoor Championships

Baylor's track and field team had five student-athletes, George Caddick, Kiana Hawn, Wil London, Annie Rhodes and Olicia Williams, qualify for the NCAA Championships on Friday during the NCAA West Preliminary Championships at Rock Chalk Park.

May
27
2016

M. Golf. Men’s Golf in 26th at NCAA Championship

Baylor men’s golf is in 26th place after shooting 13-over-par 293 in Friday’s first round at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship at Eugene Country Club. The Bears are three shots back of the top 15, which is the cut to advance to Monday’s fourth round.

May
27
2016

W. Tennis. Generette, Shankle Fall In NCAA Doubles Second Round

The Baylor women's tennis duo of Kiah Generette and Blair Shankle were knocked out of the NCAA Doubles Championship with a second round loss to UCLA’s Catherine Harrison and Kyle McPhillips Friday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

May
27
2016

Campus Facilities Closed, Open Alternate Hours for Memorial Day

WACO, Texas (May 27, 2016) — Most facilities on Baylor University’s campus will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day, and others will operate under alternate hours.

May
27
2016

Dr. Johnny Henderson Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (May 27, 2016) – Johnny L. Henderson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics in Baylor University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was honored as the 2016 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year during the University’s Academic Convocation on April 15.

May
26
2016

Track. Track & Field Rained Out At NCAA West Prelims

Due to multiple weather delays, Baylor track and field’s participation on the first day of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships was washed out Thursday at Rock Chalk Park.

May
26
2016

W. Tennis. Generette, Shankle Win NCAA Doubles First Round

The Baylor women's tennis duo of Kiah Generette and Blair Shankle captured a straight-set victory in the opening round of the NCAA Doubles Championship against Georgia's Mariana Gould and Ellen Perez Thursday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

May
26
2016

Baseball. No. 6 Baseball Ends Season with Loss to No. 7 Texas

No. 6 seed Baylor baseball lost 15-3 in a seven-inning run rule decision to No. 7 Texas on Thursday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in an elimination game at the 2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.

May
26
2016

M. Golf. Men’s Golf Hoping to Carry Momentum into NCAAs

Baylor’s men finished fifth at the NCAA Kohler Regional in advancing to the NCAA Championship for just the sixth time in program history and first since 2010.

May
26
2016

Softball. Softball’s Linsey Hays Named Academic All-American

Senior outfielder Linsey Hays was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I Softball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hays was picked for the second team, released by the organization on Thursday morning.

May
26
2016

Baylor University Board of Regents announces leadership changes and extensive corrective actions following findings of external investigation

WACO, Texas (May 26, 2016) – In Fall 2015, Baylor University’s Board of Regents engaged outside counsel Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Pepper) to conduct an independent and external review of Baylor’s institutional response to Title IX and related compliance issues through the lens of specific cases.

May
26
2016

Baylor University Board of Regents Announces Leadership Changes and Extensive Corrective Actions Following Findings of External Investigation

WACO, Texas (May 26, 2016) – In Fall 2015, Baylor University’s Board of Regents engaged outside counsel Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Pepper) to conduct an independent and external review of Baylor’s institutional response to Title IX and related compliance issues through the lens of specific cases.

May
25
2016

Baseball. No. 6 Baseball Falls to No. 3 TCU at Big 12 Championship

No. 6 seed Baylor baseball fell 12-5 to No. 3 seed TCU (ranked 14th in country) on Wednesday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark at the 2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.