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  • Betty Dilday, wife of former SWBTS president, dies

    August 17 2018 by Compiled by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Betty Dilday, wife of former SWBTS president, dies

    Betty Dilday, 87, wife of former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Russell H. Dilday, died Aug. 9 from pulmonary fibrosis complications, according to an obituary in the Dallas Morning News. Betty Dilday served with her husband during his 16 years as Southwestern's president (1978-1994) and his 17 years as pastor of churches in Texas and Georgia.

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  • Baylor fires coach Briles, demotes president Starr

    May 27 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baylor fires coach Briles, demotes president Starr

    Baylor University stripped Ken Starr of his presidency and fired head football coach Art Briles May 26 after an independent investigation found “a fundamental failure” to protect students from sexual assault in a years-long scandal. The Baylor Board of Regents announced the personnel changes in a press release …
     

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  • Baylor’s sexual assault response draws protest

    February 11 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baylor’s sexual assault response draws protest

    Baylor University’s response to reports of campus sexual violence has drawn scores of protesters to the university president’s house and provoked at least two observers to call for the severing of official ties between Baylor and the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

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  • Baylor: homosexuality no longer in conduct policy

    July 9 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baylor: homosexuality no longer in conduct policy

    Baylor University has deleted an affirmation of heterosexual marriage from its policy on sexual conduct as well as a specific prohibition of “homosexual acts.” A university spokeswoman said the revised policy will be interpreted in a manner consistent with the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message, including the 1998 amendment defining marriage …

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  • Baylor hits Sweet 16 at 26-11 & 5 baptisms

    March 28 2014 by Tim Ellsworth, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baylor hits Sweet 16 at 26-11 & 5 baptisms

    Scott Drew, Baylor men’s basketball coach, didn’t change much this year, except the results – especially the results off the court where five of his players, in professing faith in Christ, were baptized.

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  • Ex-Victoria’s Secret model promotes Prov. 31

    March 29 2012 by Christina Darnell/WorldonCampus.com | with 0 comments

    When Alex Eklund updated his Facebook status on Nov. 30, he had no idea it would make him a social media star. Eklund was studying in the Baylor University library when he noticed a theme among his friends’ status updates.

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  • Paranormal beliefs aren't always treated equally

    October 31 2008 by Kristen Campbell, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    In the United States not all supernatural beliefs are accepted equally. How people seem to parse the paranormal depends in part on religious belief and practice, a survey from Baylor University shows.

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