Summer 2012
Baylor Magazine

Summer 2012

By any scholarly measure, the vision was mammoth. Ten years ago, Baylor tasked itself with a daunting goal -- to advance the university's already prestigious academic reputation into the highest ranks of higher learning, the kind not just mentioned in Ivy League circles, but the standard to which they aspire.

Integrated learning extends beyond the classroom and into multiple dimensions of campus life.

Since graduating from Baylor in 2003, Alex Witherow has lived in London, California, New York City and Washington, D.C. None of those areas are particularly partial to covering Baylor news -- but that hasn't been an obstacle for the Baylor business graduate.

Five multi-generation BU families talk about what's changed at Baylor over the years -- and what hasn't.

By Jeff Brown, BA '00, and Kim Mulkey
In the last 12 months, Baylor won two national titles and a Heisman Trophy while setting NCAA records for combined wins and reaching the postseason in all 19 sports. We look back at Añodeloso -- the year of the bear.

Baylor's president discusses the successes of Baylor 2012 and looks ahead at the university's new strategic vision.

With the university's previous 10-year plan complete, this series of features examines where Baylor stands today in regards to academics, student life, athletics and alumni engagement. See stories below.