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Baylor's nationally ranked graduate and professional education programs equip students to bring inquiry and innovation, informed by a Christian perspective, to bear on real-world concerns as they pursue their call to lead in academia, the boardroom, the medical profession, the lab, and the studio.

Aug. 3, 2022
Baylor University in Top 10 Among Most Trusted U.S. Universities
WACO, Texas (Aug. 3, 2022) – Baylor University was named among the nation’s top 10 Most Trusted Universities, according to global research firm Morning Consult as part of its Most Trusted Brands project, the definitive measure of brand trust across industries, including the most trusted brands in higher education.
Aug. 2, 2022
President Linda A. Livingstone Elected Chair of the NCAA Board of Governors
WACO, Texas (Aug. 2, 2022) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., was elected today as board chair of the NCAA Board of Governors, which met on Tuesday for the first time in its new iteration. Madeleine McKenna, former volleyball student-athlete at California University of Pennsylvania, was elected as the student-athlete voting member.
Jul. 29, 2022
Tickets on sale next Wednesday for Homecoming, Family Weekend 2022 events
Get ready: Tickets for #BaylorHomecoming and #BaylorFamily Weekend go on sale — online only — this coming week: Wednesday, Aug. 3. Returning to Waco for Homecoming (Oct. 20-22)? Visit baylor.edu/homecoming to get your tickets for Pigskin Revue (the best acts from Sing 2022) and the Homecoming football game. The Class of 1972 can also make reservations for …
Jul. 29, 2022
Baylor Board of Regents Annual Retreat Welcomes Five New Members, Focuses Discussions on Governance, Baptist History
WACO, Texas (July 29, 2022) – For the first time since summer 2019, the Baylor University Board of Regents held its annual summer retreat off campus, this time in San Antonio, the nation’s seventh largest city. The Board welcomed five new Regents to their first official meeting and – with no items on the agenda requiring Board action – focused its discussion on effective governance, Baptist history and looking ahead to the fall semester.
Jul. 28, 2022
Baylor engineering students partner with TSTC to build wheelchair-accessible swing
In the small town of Axtell (just northeast of Waco) lies a quaint community park. Here, families can gather, children can play, and now — thanks to a partnership between Baylor’s Department of Mechanical Engineering and Texas State Technical College — kids with physical disabilities can fully enjoy the space, as well. Last week, Axtell …
Jul. 27, 2022
Meet Baylor’s new class of Regents
As Baylor’s Board of Regents holds its regular summer meeting this week, five new Regents are taking their seats at the table to start new terms: one serving at-large, one elected by alumni, one nominated by the Baptist General Convention of Texas, one nominated by the Bear Foundation, and one new Student Regent: Barbara Calhoun …
Jul. 27, 2022
Baylor Welcomes Leading Engineering Researcher as Inaugural Kenneth and Celia Carlile Endowed Chair in Materials Science
WACO, Texas (July 28, 2022) – Baylor University announced today the hiring of J. Brian Jordon, Ph.D., to serve as the inaugural Kenneth and Celia Carlile Endowed Chair in Materials Science. Jordon brings an active and highly regarded research lab to Baylor from the University of Alabama, where he established a national reputation for research addressing issues of additive manufacturing, materials processing, welding and joining, performance and more in advanced materials.
Jul. 19, 2022
Baylor University Announces $1.5 Million Gift Establishing New Chair in Materials Science
WACO, Texas (July 21, 2022) – Baylor University announced a $1.5 million gift today from Tim and Sharalynn Fenn of Houston, establishing an endowed faculty chair position to attract, retain and support a visionary Christian leader who is focused on the growth and development of Materials Science and its associated fields.

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Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked Research 1 institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 20,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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