Public Meeting Announcement: MS in Speech-Language Pathology Reaccreditation Virtual Site Visit October 26-27

The MS in Speech-Language Pathology program at the Baylor University is seeking reaccreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

2020 Virtual Fall Staff Forum Video Available Online

Fall 2020 Staff Forum was a "virtual" or online event this year. Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Cheryl Gochis, was joined in the Zoom-hosted forum by Baylor Board Chair Mark Rountree, President Linda Livingstone, Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Staff Council Chaplain Jarrod Mathis and other Baylor senior leaders. Baylor leaders provided information for staff regarding Baylor’s COVID-19 efforts and plans for the academic school year.

Ongoing COVID-19 Testing Begins Next Week

Baylor is launching COVID-19 surveillance testing for the Baylor campus community in Waco and at the Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas as part of the University’s ongoing mitigation and prevention efforts related to the virus.

Faculty-in-Residence Opening at University House (Fall 2020)

The University is seeking applications to fill an open Faculty-in-Residence (FIR) position for University House, which is located in the North Village Residential Community.

Football Falls at Texas, 27-16


Playing their first game in three weeks, the Baylor Bears made things interesting with two fourth-quarter touchdowns but came up short against the Texas Longhorns, 27-16, Saturday afternoon at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium.

Baylor Regent’s family gives $30 million to support Baylor student scholarships

Baylor alumni Dan (BBA ’89) and Jenny (BBA ’92) Hord could have done a lot of things with their money. They’ve chosen to use it to help Baylor students. The Hords’ transformational $30 million gift commitment to Baylor will provide countless merit-based scholarships to deserving students. And their gift doesn’t stop there; an additional component […]

Baylor social media ranks among higher ed’s best in two national studies

When it comes to social media, Baylor ranks among the best in higher ed — thanks in large part to you, Baylor Family. Two recent national studies each ranked Baylor’s social media efforts No. 1 in the Big 12, No. 2 in Texas, and among the top 12 nationally. #SicEm One report added up all […]

Via “Surfaces,” Baylor alum seeks to spread positivity through his music

Whether it’s watching dance videos on TikTok or jamming out on the radio, chances are you’ve heard the chart-topping bop that is “Sunday Best” by Surfaces. But what you probably didn’t know is that the lead singer, Forrest Frank, is a Baylor alum! Frank (BBA ’17) was a business major and part of the Kappa […]

A Homecoming like never before: Recapping #BaylorHomecoming 2020

We knew going in that Homecoming 2020 was going to be different. Due to COVID-19, alumni were (sadly) encouraged not to return to campus this year, but to join in from wherever they may be as most events were moved online. With Saturday’s football game postponed due to COVID-19, the weekend became less about a […]

Baptist Standard: Falling Seed: Creating online participatory worship services

March 23, 2020
Baylor theology professor Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., has designed a free guide to creating online, participatory worship services.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor cancels in-person classes for both summer sessions

April 2, 2020
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., announced Thursday that Baylor will continue to utilize online instruction for upcoming Minimester (May 13-June 1), Summer I (June 2-July 7) and Summer II (July 9-Aug. 12) classes.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor counseling center continues with online services

March 25, 2020
Baylor’s counseling center has adapted its treatments amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With faculty and staff working from home, the counselors have begun counseling sessions via phone and WebEx, a platform for video conferences.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections - Cheryl Gochis

April 3, 2020
AUDIO: For last nine years, Baylor has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In this Baylor Connections, Cheryl Gochis, vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer, examines ways that Baylor supports faculty and staff year-round and specifically talks about the University’s response to help employees transition to remote work during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Baylor Welcomes 5,000 Prospective Students for Premiere 2020

WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2020) – On Saturday, Oct. 24, more than 5,000 prospective high school and transfer students will participate in Baylor University's Premiere 2020, a unique COVID-friendly, screen-to-screen way for prospective students to explore all Baylor has to offer, from academic information sessions with faculty and glimpses into student life to practical help with admissions and financial aid and Zoom tours through the University's award-winning campus led by current Baylor students.

Baylor Conductor-in-Residence Stephen Heyde Awarded the National 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance

WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) – Stephen Heyde, The Mary Franks Thompson Professor of Orchestral Studies and Conductor-in-Residence in the School of Music at Baylor University, has received the nationally acclaimed 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance from the Lilly Fellows Program.

Baylor Police Department Begins National Drug Take-Back Day Today

WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) —The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a National Take-Back Day Saturday, Oct. 24. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs today, Oct. 21.