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Sep
21
2017

Presidential Perspective - September 21, 2017

I truly enjoyed my first-ever Family Weekend as President and the opportunity to interact with so many members of our extended Baylor Family – parents, brothers and sisters, guardians, friends and others who support our students.

Sep
18
2017

Baylor University Receives Department of Education Grant for TRIO McNair Program

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2017) – Baylor University has been awarded an annual grant of $232,265 for five years to implement the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.

Sep
15
2017

Apply Now for Texas Hurricane Relief Mission Trips over Fall Break, Spring Break

Starting this fall break and again during spring break, Baylor Missions will be sending teams of Baylor students, faculty and staff to work on various relief projects in south Texas communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Baylor Missions teams will be partnering with various community groups and relief efforts, who are already mobilizing, identifying needs and sharing hope as they help communities rebuild their lives. For more information or to apply, go to: www.baylor.edu/missions/txrelief.

Sep
14
2017

Fall 2017 numbers show record diversity, retention rate & interest in Baylor

The fall semester has been in session for almost a month now. Class schedules have been finalized, students have established their routines, and the numbers are officially in for this year’s student body. Once again, this year’s students have set new records. Baylor’s student body — all 17,059 students — is more diverse than ever, […]

Sep
8
2017

Enrollment Remains Strong; Diversity, Retention and Graduation Rates Increase to Record Levels

WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017) – Baylor University topped enrollment milestones for the diversity of its student body, enrolled a highly selective, high-achieving freshman class and advanced its retention and graduation rates to record levels, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing (IRT).

Aug
29
2017

Providing Academic Support to Students Impacted by Harvey

We have many students at Baylor who have family within the areas that have been affected or who call that area home. I am writing to ask that you please work with these students to support them during this difficult time.

Aug
21
2017

Baylor Lariat: Livingstone shares summer experiences, vision for university

Aug. 20, 2017
Q&A with Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone with Lariat editor Bailey Brammer, a sophomore journalism major from Phoenix, Arizona. After a summer spent interacting with incoming freshmen and receiving her Baylor Line jersey, as well as being hard at work as president of the university, Dr. Livingstone speaks about her and her husband’s experiences on campus this summer, as well as her plans to continue to move the university toward a bright future.

Aug
17
2017

Top 10 pieces of advice from alumni for Baylor freshmen

On Facebook earlier this week, Baylor asked a simple question of the university’s 200,000+ followers: What one piece of advice would you share with #Baylor freshmen on their first day of college? Baylor alumni and others were quick to respond, sharing more than 5,000 words worth of wisdom. Feel free to read through all their advice […]

Aug
1
2017

Making the Most of ‘Home Away from Home’ — the Dorm Room

WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2017) — When it comes to decorating, organizing and personalizing a college dorm room — that pint-sized home away from home — a Baylor University interior design expert advises students to first study the space like they are studying for an exam, then have fun with it.

Jul
3
2017

App Provides Portable Safety Call Box

Added security for students, improved response in a medical emergency and a direct line in a crisis situation – all are built in features of Baylor Department of Public Safety’s BU Campus Guardian App.