Baker University news

Baker Edition: Baker graduate honored as Champion of Change
August 20, 2015
Mike Ellis, a 1984 Baker graduate and advocate for people with disabilities, was honored on July 27 as a Champion of Change by the White House in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Baker Edition: University, Johnson County Community College partner
August 20, 2015
Baker University has partnered with Johnson County Community College to better assist students planning to continue their education.
Baker Edition: Recent grads honored for leadership
August 20, 2015
Two May Baker University graduates, known for their strong academic commitment, were recognized as 2015 Fran Jabara Leadership Award recipients during spring commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center.
Baker Edition: Students honored for making a difference on campus
August 20, 2015
Four graduating students were honored with Outstanding Senior awards during Baker University’s commencement ceremonies on May 17 at the Collins Center. Carly Berblinger, Buhler; Rachel Haley, Lawrence; Jacob Mogle, Columbus; and Dustin Turner, Overbrook, all received the award.
Baker Edition: Baker designated Tree Campus USA
August 20, 2015
The Arbor Day Foundation announced that Baker University is a Tree Campus USA this year for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. The first university in Kansas to be recognized with the distinction, Baker has been honored five consecutive years by the foundation.
Baker Edition: President’s Letter
August 20, 2015
A letter from Baker University President Lynne Murray
Baker Edition: 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
August 20, 2015
Baker University 2015-2016 calendar
Baker Edition: Baker graduates first Kauffman Foundation Scholar
August 20, 2015
Baker University celebrated a milestone during May commencement as Kaleb Berry became the first Kauffman Foundation Scholar to graduate from Baker. The Kansas City, Kan., native earned a Bachelor of Science degree while majoring in computer science.
Baker Edition: Business professor honored with Kopke Award
August 20, 2015
Known for inspiring students inside and outside the classroom, Alan Grant in May was awarded Baker University’s prestigious Jennie Howell Kopke and Verda R. Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center, Baker receive LMH wellnes grant
August 5, 2015
Baldwin Elementary School Primary Center and Baker University have each received a $1,250 LMH Summer Spray 5K Community Wellness Grant. Funded by proceeds from the 2014 LMH Summer Spray 5K Run/Walk Series, these grants complete the three awarded by Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association in the series host communities of Eudora, Tonganoxie and Baldwin City.
Musical theatre camp Broadway at Baker marks milestone
July 22, 2015
Abby Cramer was busy studying lines Tuesday in Baker Unversity’s Rice Auditorium with the pressure of having them memorized for Sunday’s performance of “The Pajama Game.” The recent Shaw
Baker sees gigabit Internet as important competitive edge
July 19, 2015
When Chad Phillips returns to Baker University next month, the No. 1 complaint he and fellow members of the Baker University Student Senate heard in recent years should be resolved.
Baker University graduates told they are part of the ‘Will Generation’
May 17, 2015
The Baker University Class of 2015 was sent off Sunday with a new name for its generation provided courtesy of commencement speaker, Aaron North, vice president of education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In remarks at the Collins Center on the Baker campus to about 300 senior graduates of Baker’s College of Arts and Science, School of Education and School of Nursing, North said the graduates were part of the “Will Generation.”
Former Baker president honored for role in bringing university chapel from England
May 16, 2015
No less an authority than Robert Osborne, the man who made it financially possible, initially thought it an impractical undertaking to bring a 19th century English village church to the Baker University campus to serve as the school’s chapel.