Faculty & Staff News

Aug
7
2020

Baylor Soccer Picked Seventh in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Team photo

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer was picked to finish seventh in the 2020 Big 12 Soccer Preseason Poll, released Friday by the conference office, and was one of just three teams to receive a first-place vote.

Aug
7
2020

A roundup of our favorite Baylor Instagram Takeovers

Every once in a while, the university’s social media team hands over the keys to the Baylor Instagram to members of the Baylor Family who can show our followers unique Baylor experiences. These “Instagram Takeovers” allow the diverse, unique experiences of Bears of all ages to be shared widely — from football games to special […]

Aug
7
2020

Baylor Fall Preparations: Course Delivery

I am continually inspired by the creativity, resourcefulness and innovation of Baylor’s dedicated faculty. While these qualities are always evident in our faculty teaching and scholarship, I’ve seen them emerge in fresh and exciting ways as Baylor faculty have worked over the summer to enhance our ability to teach online with excellence in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug
7
2020

MT Introduces Broom To 2020-21 Roster

Charlie Broom

WACO, Texas – Baylor interim head coach Michael Woodson announced the addition of graduate transfer Charlie Broom on Friday.

Aug
6
2020

MT Adds Stachowiak For 2020-21 Season

MT Nick Stachowiak

Baylor interim head coach Michael Woodson announced the addition of graduate transfer Nick Stachowiak on Thursday.

Aug
6
2020

Baylor University Associate Professor of Journalism, PR and New Media Is Named a Fellow in the Public Relations Society of America

WACO, Texas (Aug. 6, 2020) – Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate program director of Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media, has been named a member in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows.

Aug
6
2020

Presidential Perspective - August 6, 2020

Each day through next week, I am crafting an email that spotlights a major area of our University-wide planning efforts in response to COVID-19 as we look toward the start of the fall semester on Aug. 24.

Aug
5
2020

Faculty Checklist for Fall 2020

For easy reference, below is a list of information and considerations related to COVID-19 to be aware of as you plan to deliver your courses this fall. Please take time to read through the included policies and statements, as they may answer some of the questions you likely have.

Aug
5
2020

Baylor profs leading national & international academic journals

No matter your relationship to higher education, there’s a good chance you’re aware of the importance of professors getting published. To be published means a professor’s research appears in a peer-reviewed academic journal, having been approved by a group of peer editors and then distributed to a wider academic audience — thus contributing to the […]

Aug
5
2020

SACE July Champions of the Month

Simpson Center

Demitra Carter (women's track & field), Jennifer Wandt (soccer), Riley Richards (men's track & field) and RJ Sneed (football) have been selected as the Student-Athlete Center for Excellence (SACE) July Champions of the Month.

Aug
5
2020

‘HE’S BEEN IN THE FIGHT’

Doyle

Projected as a starter at Iowa before entering the transfer portal in June, Dillon Doyle walked into a Baylor linebacker room that is loaded with talent but short on experience.

Aug
5
2020

Baylor Fall Preparations: Dining

Today, I’d like to offer you a glimpse of what you can expect when you enter any of our numerous dining establishments – an essential aspect of the traditional, on-campus Baylor experience that students will encounter this fall.

Aug
4
2020

Additional online course development partner

Today I am pleased to announce Baylor’s partnership with iDesign, a Dallas-based instructional design firm, to provide additional resources to you as we prepare for the fall semester.

Aug
4
2020

ONE OF SOFTBALL’S TRAILBLAZERS

Hall of Fame

In the 11 years since Brette Reagan wrapped up her career as arguably the best player in program history, Baylor softball has been to the Women's College World Series three times and consistently ranked among the best teams in the country.

Aug
4
2020

Former Bear Castano Called Up to the Big Leagues

Daniel Castano

MIAMI, Fla. – Daniel Castano has been called up to the Miami Marlins, the organization announced on Tuesday. This will be his first appearance on a Major League roster, and he can become the 44th former Baylor player to compete in an MLB game.

Aug
4
2020

Nominations now open for 2020-21 Baylor Alumni Awards

As you may have seen, nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Baylor Alumni Awards. In February, the university will honor four Baylor graduates with these honors: Alumnus/a of the Year Young Alumnus/a of the Year (must have graduated since 2010) Pro Texana Medal of Service (for impact in the world) Pro Ecclesia Medal of […]

Aug
4
2020

Big 12 Conference Adopts 9+1 Football Schedule

McLane Stadium

The Big 12 Board of Directors announced that Conference football programs will play a "9+1" schedule for the 2020 season consisting of nine conference games and one non-conference home opponent.

Aug
4
2020

Baylor Fall Preparations: New campus structures

Today, I’d like to share an extraordinary addition to our campus-wide effort to maintain social distancing while creating safe opportunities for our students to have a Baylor-quality educational experience this fall.

Aug
3
2020

‘WE’RE GETTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER’

Jared Butler

In less than a week, Scott Drew went from potentially one of the biggest rebuilding jobs of his career to holding arguably the most-stacked deck in the country.

Aug
3
2020

Baylor Fall Preparations: Cleaning

Today, I’d like to share with you more details of the extensive planning and precautionary measures – particularly relating to cleaning and sanitization – we are implementing across our campus to both prepare for your arrival and provide the best opportunity to keep all of our Baylor Family healthy and well once we are all back together.