Announcements

[May Board of Regents President Livingstone]
5/17/2019
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the historic $100 million gift for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign that undergirds Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, and impacts every aspect of campus while also bolstering financial support for students and the priorities of Baylor’s 12 schools and colleges.
[Semper Pro 2019]
5/17/2019
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) — Seventeen student winners of Baylor’s fourth annual Semper Pro Musica Solo & Chamber competition will perform at New York City’s prestigious Carnegie Hall on Thursday.
[Commencement]
5/16/2019
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2019) – Baylor University will celebrate its spring 2019 graduating class with commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive. More than 2,900 students are expected to receive their degrees.
[commencement 2019]
5/10/2019
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2019) – As the spring semester comes to a close, Baylor University will hold events hosted by the Mayborn Museum and department of chemistry and biochemistry, along with the spring 2019 graduation ceremonies.
[Give Light - $100 Million Gift]
5/4/2019
WACO, Texas (May 4, 2019) – Baylor University today announced a transformational $100 million gift – the largest current gift in University history and the largest gift to date to the University’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign. The gift is from an anonymous donor and will advance Baylor’s progress towards growth as a preeminent Christian research university, building on the University’s historic strengths and strategically investing in new areas of teaching, research and service.
[Liar]
5/2/2019
WACO, Texas (May 2, 2019) – This week, as the spring semester winds down, Baylor University will host several events including a concert, prayer service, chemistry lecture and theatre performances.
[Senior Capstone Gaming Demo]
4/30/2019
WACO, Texas (April 30, 2019) – Seniors in Baylor University’s department of computer science will debut a video game they developed in the program’s gaming capstone course during an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 3, in Bennett Auditorium (Room 130) in the Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St., on the Baylor campus.
[ExxonMobil Matching Gift 2019]
4/30/2019
HOUSTON (April 30, 2019) – Baylor University announced today that it has received $483,940 from ExxonMobil and its employees through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2018 Educational Matching Gift Program.
[boomer conference 2019]
4/29/2019
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2019) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host Boomers & Beyond, a two-day conference on Thursday, May 2, and Friday, May 3, 2019, to demonstrate the vitality and legacy of the Boomer generation and beyond.
[Wallace Courtyard]
4/26/2019
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2019) – Baylor Law dedicated the Charles E. Wallace Family Courtyard at the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center today in the memory of distinguished Waco lawyer Charles “Chuck” Wallace. The Wallace Family Courtyard was named in appreciation for a $2 million gift from Sherri W. and Robert “Bobby” L. Patton Jr. of Fort Worth in memory of Sherri’s father and in honor of her mother, Sandra Stoesser Wallace. In addition to enhancements to the courtyard, the gift helps underwrite the legal writing and pro bono programs within the nationally ranked Baylor University Law School.
[Tidwell Bible Building signing ceremony]
4/25/2019
WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – Baylor University today announced a $15 million leadership gift from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, that will provide significant support for one of the University’s highest priority endeavors within its $1.1 billion Give Light philanthropic campaign: the renovation and restoration of the iconic Tidwell Bible Building. The project is among the nearly $300 million in capital improvements planned as part of the campaign that will support Illuminate, the University’s academic strategic plan.
[Drug Take Back 2019 large]
4/25/2019
WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a national take-back day Saturday, April 27. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs Friday, April 26.
[Smith Getterman]
4/25/2019
WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of seminars and colloquiums sponsored by the departments of environmental science, physics, and chemistry and biochemistry, along with the Baylor Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) and the Institute for Family Business.
[Jane Damron]
4/23/2019
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in communication and this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient, will lecture from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Packard Lecture Hall at the Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth St.
[Easter 2019]
4/18/2019
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Classes will not be held and administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 19, through Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter. Several campus facilities will have adjusted hours over Easter weekend.
[Black glasses 2019]
4/18/2019
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a movie screening, several concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines. Classes will not be held Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter.
[Baylor Brand Identity]
4/15/2019
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2019) – Baylor University today unveiled a new brand identity strategy that unites all of the institution’s colleges, schools, divisions and athletics under a single logo.
[Green and Gold Weekend]
4/12/2019
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2019) – As part of its annual Green and Gold Weekend and in appreciation of the tremendous support of the Greater Waco community, Baylor University will hold its annual Community Day on Saturday, April 13, with complimentary tickets available, while supplies last, for Saturday‘s Baylor softball and baseball games. In addition, the Baylor spring football game at noon Saturday at McLane Stadium is free and open to the public.
[steppin out 2019]
4/11/2019
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2019) – Baylor University will host Steppin’ Out from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, where more than 2,300 volunteers and 90 organizations will team up to serve the Waco and Baylor communities.
[Andrew Eaton]
4/11/2019
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host concerts by the A Cappella Choir, the Jazz Ensemble, Heavenly Voices Gospel Choir and the Baylor Chamber Singers, along with lectures by the chemistry and biochemistry and physics departments.
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