Give Light | The Campaign for Baylor University

Give Light is a $1.1 billion comprehensive campaign for the future of Baylor University. The campaign undergirds Illuminate, the University's Strategic Plan, and will impact every aspect of campus life, from academics and athletics to student life and global engagement.

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  • Capital projects add needed capacity for academic growth.
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Nov. 4, 2022
Baylor Regents Receive Strong Financial and Investment Reports, Discuss Strategic Enrollment Management Plan and Approve $89.6 Million Total Budget for Fudge Football Development Center
WACO, Texas (Nov. 4, 2022) – At its regular quarterly meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents focused its discussion on Baylor’s position in the higher education marketplace, highlighted by strong financial reports about upgraded bond ratings and positive investment returns amid continued strong demand for a Baylor experience and education.
Oct. 17, 2022
Baylor Researchers Receive $2.5 Million Grant from John Templeton Foundation to Illuminate Theological Inquiry and Christian Ethics Through Training in Psychological Science
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2022) – An interdisciplinary team of Baylor University researchers in psychology, religion and bioethics will explore how to tackle the complex problems of human flourishing by training theologians to incorporate the methods and insights of the psychological sciences into their work through a $2.5 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
Oct. 3, 2022
Inaugural Achievement Awards Ceremony Highlights Baylor Black Alumni Alliance Reunion Weekend
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2022) – The Baylor University Black Alumni Alliance honored the past while celebrating the bright future ahead for outstanding Baylor students and alumni during its inaugural Achievement Awards Ceremony Sept. 30 in Barfield Drawing Room, one of the highlights of the BBAA’s Reunion Weekend. The evening benefited the Dr. Vivienne Malone-Mayes Scholarship Endowment.
Sep. 30, 2022
Baylor Athletics Announces Fundraising Effort Supporting Mental Health Initiatives
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2022) – Baylor University today announced the public launch of an effort to build philanthropic support focused on growing mental health services for Baylor’s student-athletes.