Along Fifth Street

Campus News and Updates, Winter 2017

Baylor sets record undergraduate placement rate for fourth straight year

For a fourth consecutive year, Baylor set a graduate placement rate record. 

Symposium discusses the state of Christian higher education

Foundational questions on the purpose and role of Christian higher education were at the forefront of the Institute for Faith and Learning's (IFL) annual Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture in October.

Family Law

Love and law connect as a record number of children obtain forever homes during Baylor Law School’s ninth Adoption Day

LHSON scholarship dinner recognizes donors

Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) welcomed more than 140 attendees to a Scholarship Celebration Dinner at the Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas.

Student veterans honor campus friends with BU Challenge Coins

Student veterans and the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program held a banquet in November for faculty, staff and other students who have gone above and beyond in support of the veterans’ academic journeys.

Baylor receives third Sierra Club designation

Ongoing commitment to sustainability Again honored by the Sierra Club, which named Baylor to its 2016 "Cool Schools" list

Tucker named BU's Title IX Coordinator

Kristan Tucker, JD, was named Baylor's Title IX Coordinator in October.

Notices of outside reviews

During the fall semester, Baylor Interim President David E. Garland informed the Baylor family about two outside investigations--one with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the other with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Steppin' Out tradition Links Campus to the community

Steppin' Out, a Baylor tradition that began in 1985, continues to link the campus with the local community.

Baylor student publications win 4 national titles, Emmy Award

Baylor student publications claimed four national champion titles in 2016 and the Baylor Lariat was awarded its first Emmy.

Gift of Grace and the hymns that welcome the freshman class

Every fall, colleges and universities around the country teem with first-year students, who are excited--and maybe a bit anxious--to begin this new chapter in their lives.

Veteran higher education communications leader joins Baylor as VP

Jason D. Cook became Baylor's vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer in December.