Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

Hawaii Baptist Academy (Honolulu, HI): Preston Iha ’18: Finding Faith

July 9, 2018
Second item: Feature story about Preston Iha, an incoming freshman Baylor Interdisciplinary Core/religion major, and his faith journey from skepticism to anger at God to intellectual curiosity about the crucifixion and finally, to a heartfelt relationship with Christ. “I knew God had changed me. There was no way I’d changed myself,” he said.

HealthLeadersMedia.com: Are Current Patient Satisfaction Surveys Good Enough?

July 18, 2018
Many health systems devote substantial financial resources and effort to determine whether patients believe their physicians are providing good service, often using survey scores as a measure. But research by Keith Sanford, Ph.D., professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences, suggests that some of the surveys provide data that is of little value. His study was published in Psychological Assessment, a journal of the American Psychological Association.

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 […]

Baylor student magazine named nation’s best by Society for Professional Journalists

Already this year, Baylor’s Focus Magazine has been named the best student-produced magazine in the country by the Society for Professional Journalists, and The Baylor Lariat has been honored as the top student newspaper in the state by both the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors and the Houston Press Club. Those are just three of the 100+ individual […]

Meet Baylor’s new class of Regents

As Baylor’s Board of Regents holds its regular summer meeting this week, six new Regents are taking their seats at the table to start new terms: two serving at-large, two elected by alumni, one appointed by the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT), and one new student Regent: Malcolm B. Foley, a Student Regent, is a […]

Baylor Chaplain: How spiritual formation works at a university of 16,000+ students

Baylor University is well-known for its distinctive mission and for the unambiguously Christian educational environment it offers — a place where students and teachers can examine issues and relate to one another through a lens of faith. At the same time, Baylor’s student body — now made up of more than 16,000 students — isn’t […]

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.

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 <a href="http://www.baylor.edu/illuminate" target="_new""><b>Illuminate</b></a> 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

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

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.