Baylor Returns to Normal Operations on Monday

WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2021) - On Monday, Feb. 22, Baylor University will return to normal operations with on-campus instruction and on-campus work. Please be advised that clean-up and restoration continues in some facilities and on the grounds, so we ask for your patience and understanding while our facilities teams work to resolve any building issues caused by the winter storm.

Baylor University Waco Campus to Close at 2PM Today Through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2021) - Due to winter weather conditions, the Baylor University Waco campus will close at 2 p.m. today through all-day Friday, Feb. 12. Classes held at 2 p.m. and later today and all-day Friday will shift to remote instruction.

Preparations for winter weather

Baylor University officials are monitoring the current forecast from the National Weather Service, which includes the potential for winter precipitation for the Waco area beginning Sunday night.

"A Baylor Christmas" Concert to Air on TV Stations in 25 States

WACO, Texas (Dec. 16, 2020) - Beginning on Dec. 20 and through the Christmas holidays, KWTX Television will broadcast the premiere of "A Baylor Christmas," the University's annual Christmas concert recorded in 2019 that features performances of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music.

Baseball Back in Action with Home Series Versus K-State

WACO, Texas – Baylor is back following exam week with a three-game series against Kansas State beginning on Friday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (27-13, 7-8 Big 12) and Wildcats (27-16, 6-9 Big 12) will play game two on Saturday at 3 p.m. and then the series finale on Sunday at 12 p.m.

No. 8 WT Opens NCAA Tournament vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Joey Scrivano

WACO, Texas – The No. 8-ranked Baylor women's tennis team opens its NCAA Tournament Friday at 5 p.m. at home vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Hurd Tennis Center.


Constantin Frantzen

Champions' TriBUne is a special feature through Baylor Athletics that gives you the student-athlete's perspective and the chance for them to share their own story. Constantin Frantzen, a fifth-year senior from Augsburg, Germany, broke Benjamin Becker's school record for career doubles victories and now sits at 107. Coni earned his undergrad degree in marketing in Summer 2020 and is working on his master's in sport management. Frantzen and the top-ranked Bears (29-4) will host the 1st and 2nd round of the NCAA Championship and will face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (19-4) at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Woodson Named Head Men’s Tennis Coach

Michael Woodson Head Coach

WACO, Texas – Baylor University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades announced Thursday the promotion of Michael Woodson to head coach of the Baylor men's tennis team.

5 fast facts: Get to know new Baylor women’s basketball coach Nicki Collen

Nicki Collen was publicly introduced as the fifth head coach in Baylor women’s basketball history on Wednesday. As we’re all becoming familiar for the first time with our new coach — a fact she addressed head-on in her first comments in Waco — here are five things Baylor fans should know about Coach Collen: 1. […]

BU men’s & women’s tennis each named top-8 NCAA seeds, will host early tournament matches

When the NCAA Tennis Championships begin this weekend, Waco will be a focal point — thanks to stellar regular seasons by the Baylor men’s and women’s tennis teams. Both programs earned top-8 national seeds and the right to host the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament at the Hurd Tennis Center. The men earned […]

Honoring some familiar Baylor faces retiring this year

Every spring, the Baylor Family bids happy retirement to professors and staff who have dedicated their professional lives to the university and its students. It’s always a bittersweet mix — sadness in seeing them go, happiness for a well-deserved next step — but we wish them all well in the next phase of their lives. […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert in entrepreneurship & innovation

For more than a decade, Baylor’s entrepreneurship program has been anchored among the nation’s top 10 — so it’s no surprise that Baylor entrepreneurship faculty are well-regarded for their business acumen far beyond campus borders. Dr. Peter Klein, the W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor, has been sought out by outlets […]

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.

Passing of Current Faculty Member Dr. Scott C. James, Associate Professor of Geosciences

WACO, Texas (May 6, 2021) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of current faculty member, Scott C. James, Ph.D., associate professor of geosciences, who died May 2, 2021, while visiting family in California.

Baylor Celebrates 2020, 2021 Graduates with In-Person Commencement at McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University will celebrate more than 3,600 graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 during six in-person commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River.

Baylor Faculty Named Centennial Professors, Receive Funding for Research Projects

WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University faculty members Michael-John DePalma, Ph.D., associate professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences and coordinator of the professional writing and rhetoric program, and Lesley McAllister, D.M.A., professor of piano and director of piano pedagogy in the School of Music, have been selected to receive 2021 Centennial Professor Awards for summer research projects.

Baylor University Honors Outstanding Faculty for 2020-2021

WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2020-2021 academic year.