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President’s Perspective – September 22, 2022 | Office of the President

Baylor Students, Faculty, Staff and Parents:

National Research Administrator’s Day is celebrated nationwide on September 25th each year, but in recent years Baylor has made it its own. We will celebrate this day tomorrow, Friday. This year will be especially meaningful. This is the first time for an R1 university. I would like to thank everyone who has done great work at Baylor:

  • To our amazing faculty who invest your career at Baylor and engage in high-level, interdisciplinary research that addresses some of the greatest global challenges facing our world.
  • The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research for working behind the scenes to help our organization grow while walking alongside faculty to support the submission of the strongest awards possible with the highest level of ethics and compliance. to the research manager of
  • To the many faculty members who advance Baylor research while supporting researchers in universities, schools, departments, laboratories and offices.
  • To postdoctoral researchers who facilitate research and teaching across campus.When
  • We thank our wonderful student researchers, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for their spirit of teamwork that has elevated our institution and advanced our Christian mission through research that truly impacts.

See tomorrow our researchers and research administrators celebrating in different ways.Sharing the stories behind Baylor’s research and billboards in Waco, Dallas and Houston highlighting research addressing cancer, environmental health, human prosperity, data science and materials science.Run on LinkedIn You will also see ads that are and Texas Tribune, Along with Baylor’s many social media posts, please consider sharing on your own network to amplify Baylor’s research and the people who bring it to life.

Interesting additional information:

  • Congratulations to the 10 faculty members who were elected as Baylor Fellows for 2022-23 by Provost Nancy Brickhouse, PhD. The Academy for Teaching and Learning launched the program in 2011 to recognize outstanding teachers and provide opportunities to implement new teaching approaches in Baylor courses. This year’s theme is “Education for First Generation Success”.of
    Baylor Fellows are:
    • Coretta PittmanPh.D., Associate Professor of English, Senior Fellow, 2022-23.
    • Jared E. AlcantaraPh.D., Professor of Preaching and Paul W. Powell Endowment Chair of Preaching.
    • John M. DavisPh.D., Professor of Mathematics.
    • Christy HumphriesPhD, English teacher.
    • Ron A. JohnsonPh.D., Associate Professor of History, Chairman of the History of Ralph and Bessie May-Ling.
    • Mercy MenkePhD, Senior Lecturer in Biology, and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in Science.
    • Rakia ScottPh.D., Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Graduate Programs.
    • Andrea ShepardDNP, Clinical Instructor of Nursing.
    • Elon Terrell, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.When
    • Nadine WelchMS, CCC/SLP, Clinical Associate Professor of Speech Pathology.

  • A loyal part of the Baylor experience is the opportunity to grow, love and serve. Whether it’s a Baylor Mission trip with a global partner or joining a local organization here in Waco. It begins on Monday and runs through Wednesday with events and activities. Highlights include dinners at the Fountain and Hall, mission fairs, local tablering events, and the construction of Habitat His House at the Fountain Mall.
  • For Educators – The first “Baylor 101” event will be held on Wednesday, September 28th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm to provide insight into the Baylor Wellbeing Platform, including the upcoming transition of management of Baylor Health Plans to UMR/UnitedHealthcare. focus. Baylor 101 will be held virtually to give viewers the opportunity to easily ask questions. Look for the Zoom link in your inbox next week. Archive the session online in case it’s not convenient for you.
  • Each semester Baylor will recognize undergraduates for outstanding academic achievement on the Dean’s Academic Honors List, including students named to the Dean’s List for Summer 2022. Honorably, students have earned a minimum semester GPA of 3.70 and have never scored lower than a ‘C’ while enrolled in the minimum 12 hours of the semester. It starts in the classroom. I am grateful that my students have had the opportunity to engage with Baylor’s outstanding faculty. Their deep love for undergraduate education has been nationally recognized in the latest study. usa news Ranking.

Whew, Bears!

Dr. Linda A. Livingston
president


Photo of the week

It was fun to see the smiling faces of many families and students during the Family Weekend. Baylor he’s the perfect opportunity to be a bear.

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