They sit at the top of their academic divisions, accountable to the provost as well as to a retinue of independent-minded faculty members. They shape the curriculum, the direction and the quality of instruction for thousands of students. In this two-part series, we ask Baylor's 11 deans to give us a glimpse into their personalities by answering a specific question -- a perspective most might not get by simply interacting with the person behind the desk. The second part of the series will be in the September issue.
Malaria, typhoid and HIV positive students were the challenges Linda Barany met on a daily basis as a school nurse in Uganda and Kenya. "It was nursing on the fly. In Africa, we are expected to diagnose and treat," said Barany, who began work toward certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) June 1 at Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing.
Keep up with Baylor sophomores Chad Anderson and Drew Mitchell, who are bicycling 3,700 miles across the United States to raise funds and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas. Read their online diaries, and find out how you can help.