Faculty & Staff News: Featured
WACO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2017) – At its February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the best practice recommendations of a six-member Governance Review Task Force that completed a detailed, independent review of the Board’s governance policies and practices. Over its two-day meeting, the board also heard a number of reports, including those on the ongoing implementation of recommendations received in May, the University’s presidential search, SACSCOC reaccreditation, admissions and athletics.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2017) – Fifteen soloists and four chamber groups have been selected as winners of this year’s Semper Pro Musica Solo and Chamber Music Competition within Baylor University’s School of Music. To celebrate their accomplishments, the student winners will take to the stage May 25 at renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Congratulations are in order for Baylor graduate Giancarlo Guerrero, BM ’91; the conductor of the Nashville Symphony since 2009, Guerrero won two Grammy Awards Sunday night — the fourth and fifth of his career! The Nashville Symphony’s performance of “Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway” actually won three Grammys on Sunday: best classical instrumental solo, best classical compendium, […]
Every year, Baylor’s School of Education graduates roughly 100 eager, wide-eyed future teachers. One of those graduates is Stephanie Wright, BSED ’16 — who was just named a Texas Student Teacher of the Year. Wright graduated summa cum laude last spring with the goal of working with students in special education, then completed her student-teaching experience […]
You’ve likely already seen the headlines following college football’s National Signing Day yesterday, as almost every national media outlet emphasized Baylor head coach Matt Rhule’s impressive work in putting together his first signing class in Waco. Starting virtually from nothing, in less than two months Rhule built a signing class that ranks in the top 40 nationally […]