Office of the President

Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.

Dr. Livingstone is a strong voice for the role of faith-based institutions in American higher education. She is a scholar and extensively published author in the areas of organizational behavior, leadership and creativity. Dr. Livingstone has set the University on a course that integrates academic, teaching and research excellence with an uncompromising Christian identity and positions the University to have a transformative impact on our students, on higher education and the world.

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May 23, 2024

Even though we are at the beginning of the summer months, we had some big news come out of the University last week as the Baylor Board of Regents affirmed a new institutional strategic plan that will take us through 2030.

May 17, 2024

During its regular May meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the University’s 2024-2025 operating budget, voted on Board and committee leadership and elected new at-large Regents – including a former Waco mayor and a top Texas healthcare executive who also has ties to the city.

May 9, 2024

Congratulations to the more than 3,500 students who have earned a Baylor degree this spring – including the more than 3,300 who will walk across the Ferrell Center stage as part of Commencement ceremonies this Friday and Saturday. 

May 2, 2024

Today is the National Day of Prayer, an annual day of observance designated by the U.S. Congress in which people are asked to “turn to God in prayer and meditation.” 

April 25, 2024

The histories of Baylor University and Texas Baptists have been intertwined since our founding in 1845. 

April 18, 2024

It’s that crazy time of the spring semester, with so many assignments, projects, events and activities happening all at once – and final exams right around the corner. 

April 11, 2024

This week has provided a tremendous opportunity to showcase Baylor and the Waco community across the United States and around the world with Monday’s total solar eclipse – which was even more spectacular than I could ever have imagined. 

April 4, 2024

This Monday is a BIG DAY – not just for Baylor, but for the greater Waco community and beyond – as we experience the total solar eclipse. This will be the last total solar eclipse of the century visible in Texas.