News: R1

Apr
6
2022
The Meaning of R1
Baylor's R1 status is far more than an elite club or glossy résumé item. It positions Baylor to have a significant impact around the world. Baylor faculty explain what that means to them in Baylor Magazine.
Mar
30
2022
The Community Impact of R1
Nationally-recognized researcher Sara Dolan is an APA "Citizen Psychologist" who has seen firsthand the how research and scholarship can support community wellbeing. She says Baylor's R1 attainment will open new doors to serve the community.
Feb
17
2022
WATCH: Baylor's Journey to R1
Baylor's pursuit of R1 recognition became official in 2019, but the roots of the the University's elite R1 attainment date back more than 20 years. See how visionary moves and a purposeful path guided Baylor to preeminence as a Christian research university.
Jan
31
2022
University-Wide Alignment Key in Baylor’s R1 Recognition
Vice Provost for Research Kevin Chambliss explains how alignment from Baylor administration, faculty and staff advanced Baylor's R1 aspirations and rapid attainment.
Jan
25
2022
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Daniel Romo, The Schotts Professor of Chemistry and Co-Director of the Baylor Synthesis and Drug-Lead Discovery Laboratory at Baylor, discusses the pursuit of research excellence and discovery at a faith-based R1 university.
Jan
25
2022
Baylor’s R1 Attainment an Elite Elevation in Higher Education
When Baylor earned R1 recognition at the end of 2021, the University joined an elite group of research institutions. Erica Bruce, associate professor of environmental science, explains the meaning of R1 in higher education and beyond.
Jan
14
2022
From Vision to Reality: Baylor Achieves R1 Recognition
From the moment Baylor officially announced its pursuit of R1 recognition in 2019, the University has been on a purposeful path that reached an elite benchmark faster than anyone anticipated.
Jan
1
2022
LISTEN: President Livingstone on Baylor's R1 Recognition
Baylor University is now an R1 research institution. The end of 2021 brought this exciting news, as this long-pursued goal became a reality. In this Baylor Connections, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., discusses these major benchmarks and their impact going forward.
Dec
19
2021
Baylor Among Elite Group of Private R1 Institutions
Baylor's ascension to R1 research recognition places the University among an elite group of just 37 private institutions recognized for "very high research activity"
Dec
16
2021
Baylor University Earns Prestigious Research 1 Status
Baylor University has been named a Research 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, joining the nation’s top-tier research institutions as a doctoral university with very high research activity and elevating Baylor as a preeminent Christian research university.
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