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Company Overview of Baylor University

Company Overview

Baylor University is an educational institution that offers programs in fields of anthropology, international business, applied mathematics, history, archaeology, architecture, human performance, information systems, insurance, human resources management, interior design, journalism, pre-dental hygiene, interdisciplinary studies, pre-medicine, and pre-occupational therapy. The schools of the university include The School of Engineering and Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences, Schools of Business and Education, Institutes and Special Studies, School of Music, and School of Nursing. Baylor University was established in 1845 and is based in Waco, Texas.

One Bear Place

Suite 97096

Waco, TX 76798-7096

United States

Founded in 1845





Key Executives for Baylor University

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Provost Emeritus
Director of the Institute for Oral History
Professor of Music Education and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Baylor University Key Developments

Baylor University Appoints Jason D. Cook as Vice President for Marketing and Communications and Chief Marketing Officer

Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland announced the appointment of Jason D. Cook as vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer. Cook comes to Baylor from Texas AandM University and will begin a transition to Baylor in mid-December. Before his current position as senior associate athletics director for external affairs at Texas AandM, he served from 2008 to 2013 as AandMs vice president for marketing and communications. At Baylor, he will lead the Division of Marketing and Communications, which directs the marketing, media and electronic communications of the university and works closely with Baylors schools and administrative areas to advance university priorities and increase awareness of the mission of Baylor University.

Baylor University Appoints Doug Welch as Chief Compliance Officer

Baylor University announced that Doug Welch, who has served as Associate General Counsel at Baylor University since 2006, has been named as the University's Chief Compliance Officer. Welch joined Baylors Office of General Counsel in 2006 from a private law practice in Lubbock, where he also served as an adjunct professor of law at Texas Tech University School of Law. His primary areas of responsibility have been in employment law, real estate, athletics and international programs.

Baylor University Announces Executive Changes

Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the appointment of Christopher W. Holmes as the Universitys General Counsel, effective immediately. Holmes has served as interim General Counsel since February. He succeeds Baylors longtime General Counsel Charles D. Beckenhauer, who died July 5 after a lengthy illness. Holmes began his service at Baylor in October 2002 as assistant General Counsel and was named associate General Counsel in December 2012. Prior to Baylor, he was General Counsel at Dallas Baptist University and an attorney with Cowles and Thompson P.C. in Dallas. Holmes serves on the board of directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

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