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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. 10, 2022
Baylor University Announces Gift Supporting Capital Priorities to Give Light Campaign
WACO, Texas (Aug. 10, 2022) – Baylor University today announced a gift from Katie and Jimmy Garrison of Boerne, Texas, to support the Give Light Campaign and provide support for the capital priorities of Baylor Athletics within the campaign. Baylor will recognize the couple’s philanthropic support through the naming of the Dimmitt Garrison Family Berm within McLane Stadium and the Dimmitt Garrison Family Lobby within the Paul and Alejandra Foster Pavilion.
Aug. 10, 2022
Baylor University Department of Public Safety Hosts Second Active Threat Training Exercise Aug. 11 with Air Evacuation
WACO, Texas (Aug. 10, 2022) – On the morning of Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, the Baylor University Department of Public Safety (BUDPS) will host its second joint active threat training exercise in partnership with the Waco Fire Department, American Medical Response, Air Evac, AirLift, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Hillcrest and other University, City of Waco and McLennan County partners.
Aug. 8, 2022
Alumni offer advice for incoming Baylor freshmen prepping for fall
With the start of college right around the corner, we know that for incoming Baylor freshmen, life might feel a little crazy, even overwhelming, at the moment. So Baylor social media surveyed the Baylor Family on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook — What’s the best advice you can give to incoming freshmen as they get ready …
Aug. 4, 2022
Why does Baylor have the world’s leading collection of two Victorian-era English poets?
The Armstrong Browning Library and Museum (ABL) has been a beautiful part of Baylor’s campus for more than 70 years. The ABL is renowned for both its stunning appearance (often named among the nation’s most beautiful libraries) and its incredible collection of literature and art related to famous poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. But, you …
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.

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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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