Announcements

[2017 alleluia]
7/16/2018
WACO, Texas (July 16, 2018) – Baylor University alumnus and composer Benjamin Harlan will return to campus this week to receive the Exemplary Service in Christian Music Award at the 17th annual Alleluia Conference.
[LHSON Statue]
7/12/2018
DALLAS, Texas (July 12, 2018) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday of its new Divine Servant® statue given by Dallas Baptist University and dedicated in honor of LHSON Dean Shelley F. Conroy.
7/11/2018
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – Baylor University is mourning the recent deaths of three emeriti faculty members: Mary Alice Booras, M.A., associate professor emeritus of communication studies, who passed away July 4; Thomas Myers, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science, who passed away on June 29; and Mary Elizabeth Tindle, M.S., associate professor emeritus of health, human performance and recreation, who passed away June 2.
[Prayer Breakfast]
7/11/2018
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – As communities prepare for the upcoming school year, senior pastors and leaders of all faiths, denominations and races from throughout Waco and Central Texas joined Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., to pray for students, families, teachers and faculty during a Community Prayer Breakfast on the Baylor campus.
[Amy Armstrong]
7/10/2018
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Amy Armstrong, executive director of philanthropic operations at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, has been named associate vice president of alumni engagement at Baylor University, announced today by Dave Rosselli, vice president for advancement. Armstrong’s appointment is effective July 23.
[SUB Restaurants]
7/10/2018
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center, known to generations of Baylor students as the SUB, will welcome new retail additions this fall that will be very familiar to the campus and Waco communities.
7/9/2018
WACO, Texas (July 9, 2018) — Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is launching two new programs — a Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree program that will begin in August 2018 and an entry-level degree program scheduled to start in January 2021.
[July 4]
7/2/2018
WACO, Texas (July 2, 2018) – In observance of Independence Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed, no classes will be held and some Baylor facilities will be closed or have altered hours on Wednesday, July 4.
[President Livingstone Advisors Breakfast]
6/26/2018
WACO, Texas (June 26, 2018) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., will welcome senior pastors and leaders of all faiths, denominations and races throughout Waco and Central Texas for a Community Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, July 11, on the Baylor campus. The event will bring together faith leaders to pray collectively for students, teachers, faculty and families as communities prepare for the upcoming school year.
[Camp Success High Five]
6/25/2018
WACO, Texas (June 25, 2018) – Baylor University today announced a $1.6 million gift from the Waco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation that will create a permanent endowment for Camp Success, a free intensive summer language and literacy intervention program for children through the department of communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
[Titanic on Trial graphic]
6/21/2018
WACO, Texas (June 21, 2018) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum, in collaboration with Baylor Law, will host a civil damage mock trial as survivors of Titanic seek justice for this human tragedy. The trial begins Monday, June 25, and will continue through Friday, June 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day at the Mayborn Museum.
[CSD Speech@Baylor]
6/20/2018
WACO, Texas and LANHAM, MD (June 21, 2018) – 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in digital education, and Baylor University announced an expansion of their partnership to deliver a new online master of science (MS) in communication sciences and disorders through the department of communication sciences and disorders in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor. The new degree program, Speech@Baylor, represents a new domestic graduate program for 2U and will launch in fall 2019, pending approvals from accreditation organizations.
[Pat Neff Hall]
6/20/2018
WACO, Texas (June 20, 2018) – Baylor University today announced that the philanthropic support of students, alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year (June 1, 2017, to May 31, 2018) – which coincided with the first year in office of Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D. – exceeded $113 million.
[Werlin Lecture Graphics]
6/12/2018
WACO, Texas (June 12, 2018) – Award-winning author Donna M. Johnson will present the 2018 Werlin Lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, in room 101 of the Castellaw Communications Center at Baylor University. The Werlin Lecture is free and open to the public as part of the 2018 Press Women of Texas Conference.
[Beard Endowed Chair Gift]
6/6/2018
WACO, Texas (June 6, 2018) – Baylor Law has announced the creation of The M. Stephen and Alyce A. Beard Chair in Business and Transactional Law that will be funded through a generous gift from M. Stephen (B.B.A. ’71, J.D. ’73) and Alyce A. Beard (B.A. ’70). Proceeds from the endowment will support this faculty position in perpetuity, allowing Baylor Law to enhance practical training and scholarship in this critical discipline.
[Floyd Davidson]
6/5/2018
WACO, Texas (June 5, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the establishment of The Floyd F. Davidson Endowed Memorial Chair in Biology, made possible through a gift of approximately $2.5 million from the estate of Lorene Taylor Davidson, who died in 2013 at the age of 100. Lorene and her husband, Floyd Davidson, Ph.D., were longtime Baylor supporters who blended giving to Baylor during their lifetimes with the inclusion of a gift to Baylor in their estate. Floyd Davidson died in 1990.
[Brett Dalton]
5/29/2018
WACO, Texas (May 29, 2018) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., has appointed Brett Dalton as Chief Business Officer, a new position at Baylor that will lead progressive systems of financial planning, reporting and control as the University moves forward under the Illuminate academic strategic plan. His appointment is effective July 1.
[flags]
5/25/2018
WACO, Texas (May 25, 2018) – In observance of Memorial Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 28.
[BOR May 2018 Dr. Livingstone]
5/11/2018
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2018) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents accepted the University moving forward with the implementation of Illuminate, Baylor’s Academic Strategic Plan, and took action to approve a $660.1 million operating budget for 2018-2019, five new academic degrees and new Board members.
[Spring Commencement 2018]
5/4/2018
WACO, Texas (May 4, 2018) — Baylor University’s spring graduating class of 2018 will enter their next phase of life as they walk the graduation stage during commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive.
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