Protection of Minors Policy

Baylor University is committed to ensure a safe and secure environment for minors who visit our campus as well as faculty, staff and students who have contact with a youth off-campus through a Baylor organization.

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.

Baylor to Host Public Education Documentary 'Backpack Full of Cash' Sept. 10

Baylor University School of Education and Baylor Movie Mondays, a program of Baylor’s Department of Student Activities, will host a showing of the documentary "Backpack Full of Cash," on 6 p.m. Monday. The film explores the real cost of privatizing America's public schools.

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.

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.

Our top 10 looks at Pat Neff Hall

When you think of Baylor’s campus, it’s likely that one particular iconic building comes to mind. (There’s a reason it’s part of the university’s institutional mark.) Standing tall at the heart of the university since 1939, Pat Neff Hall is an iconic symbol of our beautiful campus — but you might be surprised how many different […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert in sports marketing

At a Baylor sporting event, there’s a good chance you’ve participated in a green-out, gold-out or #StripeMcLane game. Did you ever stop and think about where or why this trend started? Dr. Kirk Wakefield, MBA ’81, More importantly, he’s also thought about the future and fundamentals of advertising and branding in sports, ticket sales, sports viewership […]

Why is Baylor increasing its emphasis on research?

Since her arrival on campus, Baylor President Linda Livingstone has often discussed Baylor’s aim to fill a unique space in the world of higher education — to become one of the few preeminent Christian research universities in the nation. Baylor’s academic strategic plan,  Illuminate, lays out some of the ways the university plans to meet this […]

Baylor’s 2018 commercial: “A Place Where Lights Shine Bright”

Baylor’s new university commercial officially debuted late last month, first on social media and subsequently during national broadcasts of Baylor football games. The 30-second spot, which will be widely seen on television during Baylor sporting events throughout the year, continues the “#BaylorLights” theme we’ve seen develop over the past year: Every day, thousands of Baylor students, faculty, […]


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.

Baptist News Global: Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force releases new resources

Oct. 11, 2018
Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work is among the contributors to “Clergy Sexual Abuse Prevention Recommendations for Churches,” a collection of prevention guidelines, documents and videos to assist churches in holding clergy and lay leaders accountable and to prepare churches to respond appropriately if abuse is reported.

Christianity Today: Eugene Peterson Enters Hospice Care

Oct. 14, 2018
Robert Creech, Ph.D., professor of Christian ministries, The Hubert and Gladys S. Raborn Professorship of Pastoral Leadership and director of pastoral ministries at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, is quoted in this article about Eugene Peterson, the retired pastor and bestselling author of The Message and A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, now receiving hospice care. “Eugene Peterson has encouraged, formed, and often literally saved the ministry of more than one pastor over the years through his writing and thinking (I would include myself in that list),” wrote Creech in a Saturday Facebook post now shared more than 2,000 times.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Central Texas couple celebrates 80th anniversary

Oct. 11, 2018
VIDEO: William and Loree Brown, B.S.Ed. (Elementary Education) ’74, recently celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary in Hillsboro, Texas. The Browns spent most of their married years, except for those during which William served in the Army in WWII, in Irene where she worked as a hat maker and raised ed three children. After their kids were grown, Loree decided she wanted to go to college, earning her degree from Baylor, then teaching first through third grade for the next 20 years in Bynum, Malone and Hillsboro.

San Francisco Classical Voice: Andrew Bird Takes Flight with the LA Phil

Oct. 15, 2018
The Los Angeles Philharmonic honored the late Steven Stucky, B.M. (Composition) ’71, as the orchestra celebrates its 100th anniversary season by honoring former music directors and composers who played a significant role in creating the orchestra’s legacy. Stucky found his way to the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1988, when he was appointed composer-in-residence by then music director André Previn. His association with the orchestra lasted 21 years, ending when he died of brain cancer in 2016.

Texas House Committee on Natural Resources to Hold Public Hearing on Campus

WACO, Texas (Oct. 12, 2018) – The Texas House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources will hold a public hearing to hear invited and public testimony on several water issues at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Meyer Conference Center on the second floor of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St., on the Baylor University campus.

This Week at Baylor: Oct. 14-20, 2018

WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2018) – This week, Baylor University will host speakers for the Academy of Leadership Development, environmental science seminar and Chapel services, along with two movie screenings, a concert and the final performance of Baylor Theatre’s “Godspell.” In observance of fall break, classes will not be held on Friday, Oct. 19.

Baylor Doctoral Candidates in Mechanical Engineering Win Scholarship from Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition

WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2018) – Baylor doctoral candidates in mechanical engineering Zhaogui (Evan) Wang and Daniel Pulipati were recognized as winners of the annual Society of Plastics Engineer (SPE) and Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) scholarships.

Baylor Set to Welcome Prospective Students for Fall Premiere

WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2018) – Nearly 8,000 prospective students and their guests will visit Baylor University on Saturday, Oct. 13, for Premiere, a fun and exciting day for high school seniors, juniors and transfer students to explore the vibrant Baylor campus, experience college life and interact with the University’s exceptional faculty and staff.