Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Apr
26
2016

'The Pulse' 11th Annual Student Lecture Recognizes Undergraduate Talent

WACO, Texas (April 26, 2016) – The Baylor Honors College will host the Pulse Annual Student Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in Alexander Reading Room.

Apr
26
2016

North Bay (Ontario) Nugget: Invest North Bay will review Baylor report in detail — mayor

April 24, 2016
The Invest North Bay economic development corporation plans to review in detail a presentation made by a group of Baylor MBA students on how to make North Bay, Ontario, Canada, a better community. North Bay Major Al McDonald said the recommendations will be considered by Invest North Bay. McDonald also said the report contains "very logical steps... easy steps to take moving forward" which could effectively put the recommendations on the fast track.

Apr
21
2016

Four Baylor Sophomores Honored for Social Justice and Grant-Writing Project

WACO, Texas (April 21, 2016) – Four sophomores in a Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) team have won $1,000 to benefit World Hunger Relief by devoting time to learn about social justice and practice writing grant requests, then using that knowledge for a practical application.

Apr
20
2016

President Starr Announces Appointment of L. Gregory Jones as Executive Vice President and Provost

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2016) – Following a unanimous recommendation from the university search committee, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced the appointment of L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D., senior strategist for leadership education at Duke Divinity School and the Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Theology and Christian Ministry, as executive vice president and provost, effective May 16, 2016. His wife, the Rev. Susan Pendleton Jones, associate dean for ministerial formation at Duke Divinity School, also will join Baylor as senior fellow in the Institute for Faith and Learning.

Feb
16
2016

Baylor Regents Approve Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, Joint Graduate Degree Program in Athletic Training; Name Athletic Performance Center

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2016) — Baylor University’s Board of Regents has approved two new degree plans — one for a doctoral degree program in computer science that is expected to nearly double research output, and the other for a joint graduate degree program in athletic training that will allow students to enter the workforce sooner. The board took the action on Friday at its regular February meeting.

Feb
1
2016

Is Baylor the oldest university in Texas?

In the fall of 1844, when Texas was still its own country, the Texas Baptist Education Society petitioned the Republic of Texas to charter a Baptist university. And on Feb. 1, 1845, Baylor University was established in Independence, Texas. Today, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. That’s not to say Baylor is without […]