Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, announces new Faculty-in-Residence beginning fall 2020

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Professor Bradley Norris as the new Faculty-in-Residence for Brooks Flats, Professor Brent Phillips as the new Faculty-in-Residence for University House, and Dr. Joe Coker as the new Faculty-in-Residence for North Russell hall, home to Baylor & Beyond Living-Learning Center, beginning fall 2020! Please feel free to share this announcement with others and congratulate our newest Faculty-in-Residence.

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.


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Elodie Chapelet put together quite the resume in four years at Lamar University, earning three-straight first-team All-Southland Conference honors, winning medalist honors five times, finishing in the top 10 in 26 of her 28 collegiate tournaments and graduating with a degree in general business and industrial engineering.

Bernard Leads Eight All-Big 12 Preseason Selections

Terrel Bernard Preseason All Big 12 Athlon Sports

Led by first-team selection Terrel Bernard, eight Bears earned Preseason All-Big 12 honors by Athlon Sports, the publication announced Wednesday.


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In his first year at Baylor, Duke grad transfer Ryan Dickerson "embraced the process" and became a "total pro on and off the court."

SACE May Champions of the Month

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Kyla Walker (softball), Angie Shakhraichuk  (women's tennis), Josh Fleeks (football) and Davion Mitchell (men's basketball) have been selected as the Student-Athlete Center for Excellence (SACE) May Champions of the Month.

13 Baylor Bears earn prestigious global scholarships

Fulbright and Goldwater are two of the more prestigious names in higher education, thanks to the incredibly competitive scholarship awards that bear their names. It’s become commonplace for Baylor to win multiple such awards — last year, nine Baylor students were awarded either a Goldwater or Fulbright, building on successes over the the last few […]

Waco Hall: Celebrating 90 years of a campus landmark

Ninety years ago this week — May 27, 1930 — Waco Hall was officially dedicated during Spring Commencement activities. But you may be surprised to learn that the building, which has given so many Bears happy memories of Sing performances and Chapel performances, was a child of tragedy and struggle. The tragedy? A fire that gutted […]

Baylor alumna leading the fight against human trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, with more than 40 million victims worldwide — and its happening in communities all across the globe, including right here in Texas. Baylor alumna Susan Peters, BA ’86, has made it her mission to put an end to it. After witnessing exploitation and injustice […]

Baylor professors of the year represent religion, business, English & geosciences

Another academic year has come to an end. However strange it was, some things are still familiar: Final grades have been posted, books are being returned, students have graduated — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been awarded! The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the […]

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 University Space Explorer Hails Private Rocket Companies for Affordability and Potential to Hasten Spacecraft Landings

WACO, Texas (May 29, 2020) – As private rocket company SpaceX readies for the scheduled launch to the International Space Station on Saturday or Sunday — the first space crew launch from America in nearly a decade — Baylor University planetary geophysicist Peter James, Ph.D., says that private companies not only have lowered the cost of space exploration but also may speed it along.

Baylor Students Use Summer School to Zero In on Subjects, Graduate Sooner

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2020) – Baylor University’s May Minimester is underway, and students are currently enrolling in large numbers for the University’s Summer of Discovery with two online summer sessions from June 2-July 7 and July 9-August 12, respectively.

Baylor University Receives $75,000 Gift to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2020) – Baylor University today announced a gift to support the University’s efforts in coordinating, administrating and leading accessibility efforts for children experiencing food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The $75,000 gift from the H-E-B Tournament of Champions Charitable Trust will provide staffing support for the Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, helping to fund the Emergency Meals-to-You effort over the next six months.

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Announces Plans to Launch San Antonio Extension Campus in 2021

WACO, Texas (May 20, 2020) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced that it plans to launch an extension campus for the San Antonio region in 2021, seeking to reach students who cannot pursue traditional, in-residence theological education. True to Truett’s mission, the extension will exist to equip God-called people for gospel ministry in and alongside the local church.