Message from the Faculty Master


One of the most common questions people ask me is, "What is the difference between a residential college and a typical residence hall?" In point of fact, there are many differences, from student leadership to faculty involvement. But in my view, that question simply begs a bigger question, "What sort of people is a residential university trying to graduate?"

Rooted in a provenance that stretches back for centuries, the College offers a physical and organizational framework at the nexus of faith, intellect and community - a place where we not only ask big questions, but where we also attempt to live in accordance with the answers. I warmly invite you to engage with other students, faculty and staff as we explore our calling together, a calling both to excel in our work and to be people of faith and virtue.

Though our College offers preferential admission to aspiring engineers, computer scientists, and nurses, students from a diversity of majors live here serving in positions of leadership and weaving their unique strengths and characteristics into the fabric of the community. I hope you'll find your home away from home with us.

May you know the blessings of our Lord and Savior during your time at Baylor,

Ian Gravagne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

College Master

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