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.

I-35 Northbound Mainlane Traffic to Temporarily Share Southbound Lanes

WACO, Texas (July 15, 2019) – As crews update drainage features along the I-35 corridor as part of the reconstruction project, traffic will be shifted Tuesday, July 16, at 7 p.m., weather permitting, from the I-35 northbound mainlanes to the southbound lanes from 4th Street to 18th Street for approximately two months. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction during this time and all exits will remain open.

Payroll Changes Coming Aug. 1

As good stewards of University resources, Baylor is streamlining several key Payroll processes. The following improvements to the efficiency of the Payroll System will become effective August 1.

Delays Expected Today at 4th/5th Street Intersections

WACO, Texas (June 12, 2019) - TxDOT has sent out a notification that the construction contractor plans to replace the traffic lights with temporary lights at the 4th & 5th Street intersections under I-35 tomorrow, beginning around 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 12, 2019).

Aranda names Ron Roberts Baylor Defensive Coordinator

Ron Roberts hired

WACO, Texas – Baylor head football coach Dave Aranda has named 30-year coaching veteran Ron Roberts as the Bears' new defensive coordinator.

No. 2/1 WBB heads to TCU as Lady Bears Look to Stay Undefeated in Conference

Moon Ursin

Waco, Texas – The No. 2/1 Baylor women's basketball team travels to Fort Worth Wednesday to face TCU at 6:30 p.m. in Big 12 action.

WBB’s Cox Named a Candidate for the Senior CLASS Award

Lauren Cox

WACO, Texas – Baylor senior forward Lauren Cox was named a nominee along with 59 other men's and women's basketball student-athletes for the Senior CLASS Award. The award recognizes a senior NCAA Division I player that demonstrates excellence in the community, the classroom, character and competition.

Glenn Moore Named 2020 Impact Award Recipient

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WACO, Texas – Baylor softball head coach Glenn Moore has been named the recipient of the 2020 Impact Award, One Dream Zero Distraction, LLC. announced on Tuesday.

After 16 years, a Baylor fan has finally won the $5,000 Mattson Financial Services putt

Earlier this month, Baylor fan Ky Carlson sunk a full-court putt in the Mattson Financial Services putt time-out contest, taking home the $5,000 prize. Long-time Baylor basketball fans get just how big a deal this is. For the challenge, Ky had to make a putt from all the way across the basketball floor — a […]

Baylor profs pen new book on Christianity’s impact on teaching

The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. With a mission like that, it’s no surprise that a book analyzing the impact of the Christian faith on teaching came out of Baylor. Baylor School of Education […]

Baylor entrepreneurship named among nation’s top 10 for 11th straight year

If you have dreams of starting or running your own business someday, Baylor’s entrepreneurship program might be just the place for you. For the 11th straight year, Baylor’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program is a consensus top-1o national pick in the field. It’s ranked No. 5 in the country by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship magazine, and […]

Pair of Baylor students earn major national academic honors

While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Lawson Sadler, a senior University Scholar from San Antonio, is one of just 46 American college students to earn a prestigious 2020 Marshall Scholarship. The honor annually brings American […]


Brian Sitton

Congratulations to staff member Brian Sitton, university libraries, and spouse Jennifer, on the birth of their son, Daniel James Sitton on December 2, 2017.

With Sympathy

Dr. Ralph Wood

Sympathies to Dr. Ralph Wood, University Professor, Theology & Literature in the Religion Department, on the passing of his son, Mr. Kenneth Wood, on April 12, 2018.

Dr. Terry York

Sympathies to Dr. Terry York, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Truett Seminary, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Helen York, on April 10, 2018 in Stanberry, Missouri.

Dr. John Vasut

Sympathies to Dr. John Vasut, Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department, on the passing of his father, Mr. Joseph Vasut, on March 28, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Delany Carlovsky

Sympathies to Baylor student, Delany Carlovsky, on the passing of her father, Mr. Gregory “Scott” Carlovsky, on April 2, 2018.

Associated Press: New Baylor coach Aranda sensed something special with Bears

Jan. 20, 2020
Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head coach.

Baylor Lariat: A Baylor professor’s take on healthy social media use

Jan. 19, 2020
VIDEO: Baylor theologian Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., author of “Always On,” a book geared toward helping others use social media more effectively, is interviewed about how social media use is related to Christian faith.

Baylor Lariat: Aranda introduced as new HC

Jan. 20, 2020
VIDEO: Mack Rhoades, Baylor Vice President and Director of Athletics, took a page out of his former coach’s playbook and chose LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda to be Baylor’s new head football coach. Rhoades and university president Dr. Linda Livingstone, introduced Aranda to the Baylor community in a press conference Monday at McLane Stadium’s Baylor Club.

Baylor Honors St. Mary’s College of Maryland English Professor with $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2020) – Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM), as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.

Baylor University and Texas Business Journals Partner to Study Business Outlook and Impact of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) – Baylor University and the Texas Business Journals today unveiled the results of a research partnership that provide insights from business leaders across the state. Nearly 600 Texas business leaders responded to surveys during November on topics related to the state’s business landscape, growth projections, concerns facing businesses and the role of higher education in preparing the workforce and partnering to find solutions to industry challenges.

Baylor and Waco Community to Commemorate MLK Day with Day of Service

WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2020) – To celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., communities across the nation will participate in MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20. King once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" and to answer his question, Baylor University and the City of Waco will host various events and projects encouraging people to serve in their community.

Baylor Offices Closed, No Classes Scheduled Jan. 20 in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) – In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed, and no classes will be held on Monday, Jan. 20.