Faculty & Staff News: Featured

May
23
2017

The Chronicle of Higher Education: How Baylor’s First Female President Plans to Move Past the Sex-Assault Scandals

May 22, 2017
New Baylor President Linda Livingstone talks about the challenges she will face and the importance of openness, training and restorative remedies as the university makes positive changes.

May
15
2017

Baylor Regents Establish David E. Garland Scholarship Fund for Truett Seminary Students

WACO, Texas (May 15, 2017) – Baylor University's Board of Regents has established the David E. Garland Scholarship Fund in appreciation of Garland's "unselfish and extraordinary" service to Baylor on two occasions as interim president and as interim provost. The $5 million fund will be dedicated to scholarships for students at Baylor's George W. Truett Theological Seminary, where Garland will return to teach in spring 2018.

May
12
2017

Baylor Regents Announce Structural Completion of the 105 Recommendations, Updates Governance Leadership and Structure

WACO, Texas (May 12, 2017) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents announced structural completion of the 105 recommendations related to the institution’s response to sexual violence and implementation of best-practice governance policies and procedures, and took action to approve new Board members, a $621.7 million operating budget for 2017-2018 and a new joint B.A./M.A. degree in communication studies.

May
9
2017

Jordan’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs is also a Baylor Bear

The small Middle Eastern nation of Jordan is bordered by Israel, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, which makes foreign relations incredibly important for the country. Earlier this year, when King Abdullah named a new Minister of Foreign Affairs, he turned to a trusted advisor — who just so happens to be a Baylor graduate. Ayman Safadi, […]

May
8
2017

Successful Businessman Finishes College Degree – 30 Years Later

WACO, Texas (May 8, 2017) – In the fall of 2012, Kevin Harmon parked his truck, grabbed his backpack from the passenger seat, threw it over his shoulder and walked onto the Baylor University campus as a sophomore.

Apr
24
2017

USA TODAY College: How I became a screenwriter and director: Michael Brandt

April 21, 2017
Q&A with Hollywood screenwriter Michael Brandt, B.B.A. (Business Broadcasting) ’91, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’94, about his biggest challenges, biggest passions and biggest pieces of wisdom. Brandt mentions his mentors are his writing partner, Derek Haas, B.A. (Journalism) ’91, M.A. (English) ’95, as well as Baylor professors Robert Darden and Michael Korpi.

Apr
10
2017

A place of help and healing

The Baylor Counseling Center has long offered students a wide array of services to support student well-being, but the University’s action plan presented an opportunity to dramatically enhance Baylor’s caring community and take mental health services to the next level.

Apr
6
2017

“I’M GOING TO BAYLOR!” Student’s acceptance video goes viral

By now, you’ve probably seen the video of the high school senior’s heartwarming reaction after opening an envelope from Baylor and reading the words every future Bear hopes to see: “You’ve been accepted for enrollment into the Class of 2021.” That senior is future Baylor Bear Patrick Eriom, and his video has gone viral within […]