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Nov
19
2020
With Thanksgiving only a week away – and the end of the semester just beyond it – I want to offer my deepest gratitude for the strength of spirit and compassion you have shown to others throughout this fall.
Nov
18
2020
President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., hosted a panel discussion – “Fall in Review, Anticipating 2021” – on Wednesday, November 18. Joining the President on the panel was Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., and Chief Business Officer Brett Dalton, with Cheryl Gochis, Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer, who served as the host.
Nov
12
2020
As we look toward Thanksgiving, positive cases and hospitalizations related to COVID-19 continue to increase dramatically across the country and Texas and within Waco-McLennan County. This is the feared “second spike” that so many medical experts predicted at the onset of the pandemic as the weather turns cooler and people spend more time indoors.
Nov
11
2020
Today I am pleased to announce that this diversity education — developed exclusively by the University in accordance with our Christian mission and reflecting the Baylor experience — is now available to be completed via video accessible through this email.
Nov
5
2020
Election Day has come and gone, but extended vote counting and the expected delay in results have captured the attention of the nation. As elections are decided, we begin to look to the future and how our country can come together amidst today’s polarized political climate. How can we model post-election civil discourse that bridges political, ideological and theological divides?
Oct
30
2020
Looking ahead to Election Day
I am praying for our nation and all of you as Election Day nears, and we make critical decisions for our country and our communities.
Oct
29
2020
Everyone continues to do an incredible job complying with Baylor’s COVID-19 prevention and mitigation initiatives. Just like you, I am weary of all the testing, mask wearing and social distancing, but we must continue to press on for the health not just of ourselves, but of our neighbors and community.
Oct
22
2020
It’s that time of year when many of you feel the weight of the semester, which certainly has been exacerbated by the ongoing effects of COVID-19. Stress and anxiety are felt by all people at varying levels of severity, and each of us reacts differently. Baylor has many resources available to you, and we all should employ helpful ways to manage our health and well-being, such as:
Oct
19
2020
Four holidays added to December break
As we celebrated a “different” Homecoming last week, I reflected on what an unusual year this has been for each member of the Baylor Family – especially all of you. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all of us in some way, requiring tremendous flexibility and resilience not only in the workplace, but also in our personal lives.
Oct
15
2020
Earlier this week we announced to students that Baylor would be partnering with the City of Waco and McLennan County for COVID-19 surge testing over the next two weeks. This announcement has generated many questions from students and parents alike, so I reached out to two Baylor faculty experts who serve on the University’s COVID-19 Health Management Team to explain the importance of this surge testing effort:
Oct
12
2020
At the recommendation of the University, the Baylor Board of Regents today approved the purchase of three downtown properties that will help Baylor advance our Illuminate strategic plan, pursue our goal to reach Tier 1/Research 1 status and bolster our relationship with our hometown of Waco.
Oct
9
2020
The Department of Education has recently notified the University that it has completed its review of Baylor’s Clery program, which aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics.
Oct
8
2020
Like so many other things this fall, COVID-19 has brought many changes to Baylor Homecoming – the oldest collegiate homecoming in the nation – which we will celebrate next week, Oct. 15-17.
Oct
1
2020
This month Baylor joins 179 of our fellow members of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities in the celebration of Christian Higher Education Month, which was established by the U.S. Congress in 2003.
Nov
6
2020
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about Baylor's plans to grow the University's research enterprise and pursue R1/Tier research status.
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