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).

Important I-35 Update: Full Mainlane, Frontage Road Closures May 28-June 1 for Pedestrian Bridge Removal

WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) – Construction crews will permanently close the I-35 pedestrian bridge at 8th Street on Tuesday, May 28, with removal scheduled to begin that night in anticipation of the reconstruction of I-35 mainlanes. To keep crews and the traveling public safe, this will include overnight FULL southbound and northbound frontage road and mainlane closures throughout the week. Please read the information below so you can plan alternate routes to, from and around campus next week.

Men’s Golf Splits on Final Day at Big 12 Match Play

Colin Kober

HOCKLEY, Texas – Baylor men's golf split a pair of matches on the final day of the 2019 Big 12 Match Play Tournament at Golf Club at Houston Oaks. BU fell 4-1-1 against Oklahoma in the morning, but rebounded to sweep a 6-0 victory over TCU in the afternoon.


James Lynch

With 5.5 sacks in the last two games alone, 8.5 for the season and 17.0 for his career, James Lynch is in some rarified air.

We want to hear from you as Baylor’s 175th anniversary approaches

On Feb. 1, 1845, Baylor University was born as Republic of Texas President Anson Jones signed the university’s charter. Next year marks Baylor’s 175th anniversary. In recognition of our rich history, we’d like to hear from Bears of all ages: What does your Baylor experience mean to you? What significant event(s) in your life happened during […]

2019 Baylor grad named National Student Teacher of the Year

Two years ago, Baylor alumna Stephanie Wright (BSED ’16) was named a Texas Student Teacher of the Year. This year, Baylor alumna Lauren Hornbeak (BSEd ’19) went one step further — earning the title of National Student Teacher of the Year for 2019. The award — given each year by Kappa Delta Pi, the international […]

Baylor grad builds legacy of caring at DFW-area school district

Throughout the Mansfield Independent School District, Superintendent Jim Vaszauskas, BSEd ’80, is known simply as “Dr. V.” That’s in part because his last name is challenging to both spell and pronounce — but it’s a nickname that adds a personal touch to a leader who not only led the district to top academic ratings but, […]

#BaylorHomecoming week is here!

In 1909, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This week — Oct. 10-12 — we again renew that tradition, as the Baylor Family returns to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. As usual, the festivities begin in earnest Thursday night […]


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.

Becker’s Hospital Review: Shane Knisley named president of Clermont Hospital

Oct. 10, 2019
Mercy Health-Cincinnati has tapped Shane Knisley, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’03, to serve as the president of Clermont Hospital in Batavia, Ohio, effective Oct. 28.

El Paso Times: El Paso shooter trial moving forward; here's what can happen next

Oct. 10, 2019
Law Professor Brian Serr, J.D., L.L.M., is quoted in this article about the upcoming legal proceedings for the man accused of a mass shooting in El Paso.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections: Dr. Linda Livingstone

Oct. 11, 2019
AUDIO: On Baylor Connections, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., joins host Derek Smith for a conversation about the need for civil discourse – the focus of the 2019-2020 Baylor Conversation Series – as well as the university as a marketplace of ideas and helping students grow in the ability to respect and appreciate others even in disagreement.

Finalists for Cherry Award for Great Teaching to Lecture on Baylor’s Campus

WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2019) – Each of the three finalists for Baylor University’s 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present a public lecture on Baylor’s campus beginning Monday, Oct. 14.

This Week at Baylor: Oct. 13-19, 2019

WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2019) – This week at Baylor University, multiple lectures from a variety of academic disciplines from mathematics and science to entrepreneurship and religion will be held. Baylor will also host the Lilly Fellows Program national conference with a two-day symposium on faith and culture.

Baylor Homecoming Parade to Be Broadcast Live on KCEN-TV Ch. 6

WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2019) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up again to broadcast the 110th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.

Baylor School of Engineering and Computer Science Awarded $1 Million NSF Grant to Support High-Achieving Students with Demonstrated Financial Need

WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2019) – Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – or S-Stem – program for the School’s Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Program.