Baker University news

Baker Honor Band Festival to conclude tonight with concert on Baldwin City campus
February 13, 2014
Baker University’s daylong Concert Honor Band Festival will conclude at 7 p.m. tonight with a free concert at Rice Auditorium. More than 100 musicians from area high school, including Baldwin, Ottawa and Wellsville high schools, will perform.
Outgoing Baker president delivers state of the university address
February 12, 2014
Outgoing President Pat Long took the opportunity Tuesday during her final state of the university address to give an emotional acknowledgement to the students, faculty and staff of Baker University.
Baker baseball coach Hannon resigns, accepts new job on Baldwin City campus
February 5, 2014
Theresa Yetmar, Baker University’s director of athletics, announced Monday that longtime baseball coach and Class of 2012 Baker Hall of Fame member Phil Hannon will resign his coaching position at the end of the 2014 season to accept a post as the university’s assistant director of development. “Phil has been an integral member of our department for 14 years,” Yetmar said. “He brings a voracious energy and positive attitude to work every day. He inspires trust amongst our staff and coaches. We could not be more pleased that Phil will now be playing an active role in fundraising for our institution.”
Baker president, husband to be honored at this year’s Chocolate Auction
February 3, 2014
Dennis Long had an evening planned Thursday, which included a quick meal at a ballgame with his wife, Baker University President Pat Long. “We’ll have hot dogs at the game in Olathe.”
Arbor Day Foundation recognizes Baker University’s Baldwin City campus
January 27, 2014
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Baker University as a 2013 Tree Campus USA for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. Baker has been honored four consecutive years by the foundation.
Baker names new minister for Baldwin City campus
January 23, 2014
The Rev. Kevin Hopkins has been named minister to the university at Baker University, Brian Posler, executive vice president for academic affairs, announced Thursday. Hopkins, the senior pastor at Leavenworth First United Methodist Church since 2009, will succeed the Rev. Ira DeSpain, who announced last year his plans to retire after the 2013-2014 academic year.
Second Baptist Church pastor to speak at Baker’s MLK celebration
January 17, 2014
Event to be Jan. 30 on the Baldwin City campus
Baker invites Baldwin City residents to join community choir
January 16, 2014
Rehearsals start Jan. 30
Baker announces fall semester dean’s list
January 7, 2014
3.5 GPA or better required to make list
Baldwin High grad earns nursing degree from Baker
January 6, 2014
Graduate made dean’s list
New year to bring changes to area universities
January 3, 2014
Year of split leadership ahead for Baker
Fall graduate credits Baker experiences with bringing her out of shell
December 15, 2013
Cancer survivor leaving confident in future success
Baker fall semester commencement ceremonies Saturday, Sunday
December 11, 2013
President Pat Long to address graduates
Baker student remembers deceased roommate as he readies for graduation
December 11, 2013
Bryan Kindle loved his years at Baker University, but they were not without pain and sorrow.