Revised Travel Policy - Meal Per Diem

In response to faculty and staff feedback, Baylor University has revised its individual meal reimbursement policy to provide more flexibility for employees traveling within the United States.

Dr. Beth Allison Barr named new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Beth Allison Barr as the new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC in Allen and Dawson halls, beginning fall 2018.

Campus Living & Learning announces new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Nicole McAninch and Dr. Mark (Devan) Jonklaas as the new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle halls, beginning fall 2018.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Your Paycheck

The Department of Treasury has released the income tax withholding tables that are reflective of the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Job Act which was passed in December. The paychecks that are issued on or after January 29th will be processed using the new withholding tables, therefore you may notice a change in your net pay amount.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

At ESPN, Trey Wingo is living out his Baylor dreams

During his days as a Baylor student, Trey Wingo, BA ’85, would go home to Connecticut over breaks and watch a fledgling cable network called ESPN. As he took in the novelty of a cable network dedicated exclusively to sports, Wingo remembers thinking, “How cool would it be to be able to come home and […]

How a Baylor mission trip brought this student from Costa Rica to Waco

Every year, Dr. Randy Wood, a professor in Baylor’s School of Education, takes a group of Baylor students to Costa Rica over spring break to work with Santa Elena School in San Jose. They help raise money for books and equipment for the school, and help plan classroom lessons and activities. The hope is to […]

For generations of students, Baylor’s SUB has been a center of campus life

Baylor’s Student Union Building opened to the campus community 70 years ago this fall. But the SUB — officially the Bill Daniel Student Center — is far from ready to retire, having reinvented itself many times over the years. Groundbreaking for the SUB took place on June 1, 1940, on the site of what had […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on immigration law

Among the topics that shape our nation, few have been more pressing or more ubiquitous recently than immigration. The subject can also be complex: What is “DACA”? Who are “dreamers”? What are the proper channels to legal immigration? At Baylor, we have one of the nation’s top experts on the subject. After more than a decade […]


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.

Dakota Farquhar-Caddell

Congratulations to staff member Dakota Farquhar-Caddell, student activities, and spouse Shannon, on the birth of their son, Ryko Win Farquhar-Caddell, on December 1, 2017.

Loretta Landry

Congratulations to staff member Loretta Landry, Texas Hunger Initiative, and spouse Garrett, on the birth of their son, Griffin Trevor Landry, on November 27, 2017.

Daniel Shallcross

Congratulations to faculty member Daniel Shallcross, accounting and business law, and spouse Courtney, on the birth of their son, Clark Byron Shallcross, on November 28, 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.

Baylor Lariat: Students fund wheelchair for young girl

Sept. 15, 2018
Baylor Helping Hands, a group of Baylor students who aim to spread God’s love through assisting the physically and mentally disabled in the Waco community, raised the funds for a motorized wheelchair for Amy and Jason McCarty’s seven-year-old daughter, Caoimhe, was born with encephalocele, a developmental issue that has caused Caoimhe several other medical problems throughout her life. Her family has been searching for access to an easily portable and lightweight motorized wheelchair that will give her more freedom and independence. However, their insurance would not cover the price.

Baylor Proud: Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on immigration law

Sept. 14, 2018
Among the topics that shape our nation, few have been more pressing or more ubiquitous recently than immigration. Baylor has one of the nation’s top experts on the subject, Laura Hernandez, J.D., who joined Baylor Law faculty in 2008. The daughter of parents who came to the United States from Mexico, Hernandez earned her bachelor’s from Stanford and her law degree from SMU before finding her way to Baylor, where her expertise has been called upon by many leading news outlets and journals, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Texas Public Radio, The National Jurist and the Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Broadway World: CWRU CPH MFA Program Offers Immersive Production of The Seagull

Sept. 18, 2018
Courtney Stennett, B.F.A (Theatre Performance) ’15, is working toward her M.F.A. and will perform as Masha in Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Play House M.F.A. Acting Program’s “The Seagull.” The show will run from Oct. 10 through Oct. 20.

Buckhead (GA) Patch: What Zombies Can Teach Us about Life, Community and Hope? Living with the Living Dead

Sept. 17, 2018
Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and author of “Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse,” will give the Jane Baird Lecture Oct. 18 at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, Georgia. Garrett will discuss how zombie stories like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones are retelling some of our most powerful secular and sacred stories.

The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2018) – Following a natural disaster or strong storm like Hurricane Florence, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.

Out of Office: New Baylor Management Study Examines Relationship Between Stress and Remote Work

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2018) – Many U.S. employees believe working from home – or at least away from the office – can bring freedom and stress-free job satisfaction. A new Baylor University study says, “Not so fast.”

Baylor Doctoral Candidate Receives German Academic Exchange Service Scholarship

WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University religion doctoral candidate Joshua Smith traveled to Germany for two months over the summer to improve his language skills, further his dissertation research and gain networking opportunities.

Scholars Will Present Summer Research Findings at Inaugural McNair Research Symposium

WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2018) – Baylor University’s McNair Scholars program will host its inaugural research symposium from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Beckham and White rooms of the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. This come-and-go event will feature scholars’ poster presentations based on their summer research.

Sep. 19 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. Texas Tech
Sep. 21 7:00-10:00pmSoccer at Texas
Sep. 22Football vs. Kansas
Sep. 22 4:00-6:00pmVolleyball at Iowa State
Sep. 26Volleyball at Texas
Sep. 28 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. TCU
Sep. 29Football at Oklahoma