The parents of a current Baylor student have made a gift to the University that will make possible life-changing mission experiences for several Baylor students this summer, as well as for future students in the years to come.
This summer, 20 members of Baylor’s faculty from across disciplines and across campus came together for the University’s longest running professional development program for faculty – the Summer Faculty Institute (SFI).
This column highlights books recommended by Baylor’s school/college deans. Challenging, compelling and thought- provoking, these literary selections are meant to inspire new ideas and encourage the Baylor community to invest in the habit of reading.
Each semester freshman and transfer students begin their academic journey at Baylor University. Often adjusting to a new city, school, roommates and friends, they learn to balance new classes as well. It can be overwhelming, but with the right support it can also be a time of immense growth and development.
Two years ago, three anchor academic units – communication sciences and disorders (CSD), family and consumer sciences (FCS) and health, human performance and recreation (HHPR) – came together to form the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. Together these three departments are united in a common focus – the application of health and human sciences to improve quality of life.
At their regular summer meeting in July, Baylor University’s Board of Regents approved a new joint master’s degree program that links the degrees of a master of divinity and master of science in education/master of arts (MDiv/MSEd or MDiv/MA).
Two executive-level task forces are leading the implementation of recommendations made by Pepper Hamilton, LLP, following its independent investigation into the University’s handling of sexual assault.