About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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These BaylorProud cookies will take your graduation or watch party to the next level

These BaylorProud cookies will take your graduation or watch party to the next level

With graduation behind us and football season rapidly approaching, the time for Baylor-themed parties is here. We love seeing green-and-gold-themed celebrations, but is it really a party without BU-decorated cookies? These come across our Instagram feed all the time — but some stand out above the rest. Get inspiration for your next BU party from …

Board of Regents Welcomes New Members, Approves Renovations to Umphrey Law Center and Charles and Sandra Wallace Courtyard

Board of Regents Welcomes New Members, Approves Renovations to Umphrey Law Center and Charles and Sandra Wallace Courtyard

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2018) – During its regular July retreat meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents welcomed new Board members, heard an update from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., on the Illuminate Academic Strategic Plan and other University initiatives and approved $1.24 million gift for renovations to the Umphrey Law Center and Charles and Sandra Wallace Courtyard. The Board also discussed higher education issues with state and national leaders and set tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 academic year.

How Fire, Stress and Inexperience Make the Movie Worth It for Baylor Professor, Students

How Fire, Stress and Inexperience Make the Movie Worth It for Baylor Professor, Students

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2018) – Day 16. The set is calm, quiet.

The film crew stands poised with boom mics, lighting equipment and cameras in an alley behind Dichotomy, a local coffee establishment in downtown Waco. Two men – the actors in this scene – stand in the center of the crowd, awaiting direction.

Baylor School of Education Welcomes Teachers from Across the Country for Summer Literacy Institute

Baylor School of Education Welcomes Teachers from Across the Country for Summer Literacy Institute

WACO, Texas (July 19, 2018) – Baylor University’s School of Education will host 240 teachers for a three-day Summer Literacy Institute July 24-26 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Baylor University Named a 2018 ‘Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Baylor University Named a 2018 ‘Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (July 16, 2018) – For the seventh time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2018 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.

New SUB Retail Establishments Go Local

New SUB Retail Establishments Go Local

WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center, known to generations of Baylor students as the SUB, will welcome new retail additions this fall that will be very familiar to the campus and Waco communities.

Baylor Journalism Professor Selected as Arthur W. Page Fellow

Baylor Journalism Professor Selected as Arthur W. Page Fellow

WACO, Texas (July 6, 2018) — Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been designated as a research fellow at the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research center at the Penn State University Bellisario College of Communications. The fellowship is a response to a new report from the Commission on Public Relations Education that recommends public relations education programs offer a stand-alone ethics course, as well as integrate ethics throughout curriculum.