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 18, 2023

Campus sure is a little quieter this week! We’re in the midst of Baylor’s quarterly Board of Regents meeting, so I will get right to a few updates:

May 11, 2023

It seems like just yesterday we began the spring semester, yet here we are – at Commencement! Tomorrow and Saturday, we will celebrate more than 4,000 graduates, which is the largest graduating class in Baylor history.

May 9, 2023

I wanted to share with you the news that Brett Dalton, our Chief Business Officer, has informed me of his decision to retire from Baylor University, effective June 30, 2023. 

May 4, 2023

I hope you will join me tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Paul Powell Chapel at Truett Seminary for “Lift Up Your Hearts,” a semester-ending service of prayer and worship not only for faculty and staff, but also for students and friends of the University.

April 27, 2023

As you are making plans for the summer, I encourage you to consider Baylor’s Summer of Discovery. This program offers tuition-discounted courses for students across multiple summer sessions. 

April 26, 2023

I wanted to share the news with you that David P. Rosselli, our Vice President for University Advancement, has made the difficult decision to leave Baylor University for Belmont University in Nashville to further develop its institutional advancement operations. His transition from Baylor will be effective June 30, 2023.

April 20, 2023

I hope you had a chance to see the news about an exciting addition to our Spring Commencement roster – our very own Lady is graduating! 

April 13, 2023

Greetings from a warm Washington, D.C., as I am beginning my first meetings today as the new chair of the American Council on Education.