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

Sep. 24, 2021
Baylor University Celebrates National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2021) – As Baylor University continues substantial progress toward Research 1 recognition among the nation’s top research institutions, the University today is honoring all staff who work behind the scenes to support research across the campus on National Research Administrator Day.
Sep. 21, 2021
Baylor makes U.S. News’ short list of best schools for both undergrad teaching & research
Only a fraction of the schools U.S. News reviews each year come out with high scores for both undergraduate teaching and undergraduate research opportunities. Baylor now ranks among the top 40 nationally in both categories — part of a short list filled with schools such as Duke, Harvard, MIT, Stanford and Yale. Overall, U.S. News …
Sep. 16, 2021
Baylor University Announces New Chair Created to Study Food Security
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee of Austin, Minnesota, establishing an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty.
Sep. 1, 2021
Baylor University Mourns Passing of Longtime Friend, Philanthropist Jane Meyer
WACO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2021) – Baylor University is mourning beloved Baylor Family member Jane Meyer, of Waco, who passed away Aug. 21. Honored as a Baylor Founder for her support of the University, Meyer’s strong Christian faith informed her philanthropy, and as president of the Paul and Jane Meyer Family Foundation, she built upon a legacy of generosity toward Baylor’s students through giving to scholarships, faculty funding and facilities.

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Shalon Evans
I am a Baylor University alum and want to help others join this amazing legacy of academic, spiritual, and personal excellence.

~ Shalon Evans

John Steiger
Cannot say enough good things about my daughter's experience at Baylor. Baylor has given her the direction and motivation to go out into the world and do great things.

~ John Steiger

Mark Dole
Proud to be a Baylor Bear. Proud of my degree in the Army-Baylor Healthcare Administration Program. Also proud to be from a family of Baylor graduates.

~ Mark Dole

Beth Kilpatrick
As we bring a need to God, he meets it, sometimes through perfect strangers, always on time and always in abundance. We feel called to give out of God's generosity to us.

~ Beth Kilpatrick