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.

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 […]

Baylor among Big 12’s top 2, Texas’ top 5 in U.S. News rankings

When prospective students look to U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings over the coming year, they’ll again find Baylor’s light shining bright among the top universities in the state, conference and country. For the seventh year in a row, Baylor ranks among the top five Texas universities and as one of the Big 12 Conference’s […]


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: Baylor team finds ancient Italian woman in archaeology mission

Sept. 17, 2018
A 3,000 year old woman covered in ancient artifacts was an unexpected discovery for a team of 20 Baylor students and professors who thought they would be recovering looted chamber tombs on a study abroad trip in Italy. Their discovery made headlines in Italy and granted them a spot in the town’s museum.

Baylor Lariat: New Student Programs works year-round for summer activities

Sept. 13, 2018
Orientation, Line Camp and Welcome Week are some of the first moments in a Bear’s journey at Baylor. All of these programs are organized by New Student Programs. However, since most of their events happen during the summer, many students are unaware of the work they do during the school year. “A lot of what we’re doing is wrapping up from the summer we just came out of, or already looking ahead for next year’s summer,” said Nathan Shelburne, New Student Programs director.

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

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 Hankamer School of Business study says, “Not so fast.” The research team, including lead author Sara Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, and Emily Hunter, Ph.D., associate professor of management, examined the impact of remote work on employee well-being. “Any organization, regardless of the extent to which people work remotely, needs to consider well-being of their employees as they implement more flexible working practices,” the researchers wrote. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this research nationally.)

KPRC-TV (Houston/NBC): 16-year-old cancer survivor sings national anthem at Astros game

Sept. 17, 2018
It was the opportunity of a lifetime to sing the national anthem at Monday night's Astros game -- but as a cancer survivor 16-year-old Sophia Sereni of League City already has considerable life experience. Singing calms her through everything, with “everything” including two-and-a-half years of treatment to battle leukemia. She has been in remission for about a year. Sophia hopes to earn a music degree from Baylor University and pursue a career as a music minister at a church one day.

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.

‘An Amazing Group of Students’ - Inaugural Baylor McNair Scholars Ready to Soar in the Academy

WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s 25 inaugural McNair Scholars are ready to soar, like the program’s namesake Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a laser physicist and NASA astronaut who was inspired to work hard and persevere in his studies by his family and by a teacher who recognized and believed in his scientific potential.

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