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For Lynne Murray, the 29th president of Baker University, her new role as the university’s chief officer is an opportunity to pay tribute to the individuals who made a difference in her undergraduate life.
The Baker University Board of Trustees announced Thursday that Lynne Murray has been selected as the 29th president of Baker University.
The Baker University men's soccer and football teams advanced to the second round of the NAIA playoffs. The men's soccer team will take on Ashford University on Dec. 2 in Montgomery, Ala., while the football team hosts Morningside College at Liston Stadium on Saturday.
The Baker University volleyball team fell in four sets to MidAmerica Nazarene University during the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship.
The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final after defeating No. 2 seed Evangel University in five sets on Wednesday.
Carolyn Stefanco, the third finalist for the 29th Baker University presidency, met with various university constituencies on Monday and Tuesday. The current vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college for Agnes Scott College was the final candidate to visit campus.
Charles Taylor, one of three finalists in the university presidential search, only applied for the presidency of one institution -- Baker University. Taylor, who serves as the vice president for academic affairs for Drury University, met with various constituencies on the Baldwin City campus Thursday.
After growing up in a town much like Baldwin City and spending her undergraduate years at an institution similar to Baker University, Lynne Murray was immediately interested in the university’s 29th presidency.
The Presidential Search Committee announced Tuesday it has identified three final candidates for the 29th presidency of Baker University. The finalists are scheduled to visit campus separately on Nov. 4-5, 7-8 and 11-12.
The Baker University volleyball team had its eyes set on one thing Tuesday -- staying perfect in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The only problem: No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene University had the same goal in mind.
The Baker University volleyball team pushed its win streak to five games Thursday against Ottawa University at Wilson Field House in Ottawa. With the 25-19, 25-21 and 25-19 sweep, the Wildcats improved to 16-6 on the season.
Since joining the Wildcats in 2010, senior Lauren Jaqua has been a leader on the Baker University women's cross country team. That tradition continued Friday when the standout sprinted past 153 runners at the Emporia State Invitational, taking home yet another individual title
The Baker University volleyball swept Missouri Valley College 25-19, 25-21 and 25-22 on Tuesday, improving to 2-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
University President Pat Long addressed her three main goals for her final year at Baker University during the 2013 Convocation on Tuesday.
El Jacal, the Mexican restaurant located at 711 High Street, opened its doors on Sept. 9. Its menu includes many freshly prepared plates such as homemade tamales, fajitas and other traditional dinners.
The Baker University volleyball team entered the Baker Invitational on a three-game win steak, and BU built on that momentum by going 4-0 in its home tournament.
The Baker University volleyball team opened the Bellevue University tournament on Friday with a 3-1 loss to the University of Jamestown but bounced back, sweeping its next three opponents.
The Baker University volleyball team went 2-2 in its opening tournament Orange City, Iowa, on Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats found success against Doane College and Hastings College.
After finishing fourth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2012, the Baker University volleyball team made strides during the offseason. The Wildcats are receiving votes in the NAIA preseason poll and are picked to finish second in conference play.
Online Editor Sara Bell discusses the changes the Baker Orange has undergone over the last few years and what readers can expect from the student-led paper in 2013.
Senior Jeremy Gathright became a national champion in the 400-meter dash during the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Saturday in Marion, Ind.
Minister to the University Ira DeSpain announced he will retire after the conclusion of the 2013-2014 school year. The 1970 Baker alumnus and has served as the university minister since January 1992.
The Baker University track and field teams captured two more conference banners Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium as the Wildcats repeated as Heart of America Athletic Conference champions. The men's team claimed its fifth-straight title, while the women took home their fourth consecutive championship.
The Baker University track and fields teams are scheduled to host the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium.
The Baker University athletic department announced Tuesday that it has hired Pete Di Pol as the Wildcats' new head wrestling coach. Before accepting the position at BU, Di Pol served as the head coach at Gloucester County College in Sewell, N.J., since 2011. He coached 19 national qualifiers during that time, including one national finalist.
In their first of back-to-back home meets, the Baker University track and field teams won nine individual championships and improved on national-qualifying marks during the Wildcat Open Saturday at Liston Stadium.
With the end of their outdoor season quickly approaching, members of the Baker University track and field teams saw some of their toughest competition yet during the Kansas Relays Thursday-Saturday in Lawrence.
The Baker University men’s and women’s track and field teams swept the top spots of the Dan Gourley Open Saturday in Liberty, Mo. The men’s team edged out runner-up Grand View University by nine points, while the women’s team bested No. 2 Grand View by 20.5 points.
The Baker University track and field teams won eight event championships during the Central Methodist University Invitational Saturday in Fayette, Mo. Junior Katie Thurbon and sophomore Tyler Sloan both recorded first-place finishes and national-qualifying marks.
Order of Omega helped sponsor the new Campus Bike Program, which brought eight refurbished bicycles to Baldwin City for the use of students, faculty and staff.
The Baker University women’s and men’s golf teams finished first and third, respectively, during their season openers. Both teams finished ahead of competing conference opponents in their respective tournaments.
A three-hour rain delay during the Wendy’s Pittsburg State University Invitational Saturday caused events to carry over late into the night, but this did not faze the Baker University track and field team as it claimed five top-two finishes.
After five years at Baker University, head wrestling coach Jimmy May announced his retirement effective in the summer of 2013 Monday. May has led the wrestling program throughout its first four seasons and along the way has coached eight All-Americans and 70 national qualifiers.
Baker University’s student radio and television stations, KNBU-FM and KNBU-TV, won five awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.
During a town hall meeting, Assistant Dean for Liberal Studies Erin Joyce outlined the Liberal Studies Advisory Group’s proposal to implement international or intercultural experience within the Quest program effective in fall 2014.
The Baker University baseball team dropped its conference-opening doubleheader 2-1 and 3-1 to Central Methodist University Friday at Sauder Field. The losses dropped Baker to 1-15 on the season and 0-2 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Seniors Brandon Gebhardt and Parker Owen worked their way through their respective brackets in the NAIA Wrestling National Championships March 1-2 in Des Moines, Iowa, and earned All-America honors for their performances.
After sending his largest class of athletes to the NAIA Indoor National Championships, head coach Zach Kindler and the Wildcats returned from Geneva, Ohio, with five All-Americans and eight new school records. Sophomore Tyler Sloan, freshman Khadijah Lane, senior Jeremy Gathright and juniors Katie Thurbon and Lauren Jaqua earned All-America honors for the Wildcats by placing within the top eight of their respective events.
During the regular season, the Baker University women’s basketball team defeated Peru State College by seven points in both of its matchups. However, the Wildcats exploded for a 32-point victory over the Bobcats in the opening round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday, March 1, in Collins Center.
Seven athletes on the No. 12 Baker University wrestling team will compete among the country’s elite wrestlers in the NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
Learn more about junior baseball player Matt Fry
For the second straight season, the Baker University track and field teams swept the Heart of America Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in dominating fashion Saturday in Lamoni, Iowa.
For the second straight season, the No. 14 Baker University wrestling team finished fourth in the NAIA Central Qualifying Group Tournament Saturday in Collins Center. However, seven wrestlers earned bids to NAIA Wrestling National Championships for their performances.
The No. 14 Baker University wrestling team will return to Collins Center for the third and final time Saturday as the Wildcats host the NAIA Central Qualifying Group Tournament in Collins Center.
Learn more about junior women's basketball player Ciarra Washington. Washington drained the game-winning free throws Saturday to put the Wildcats ahead of Culver-Stockton College with 3.6 seconds left on the clock.
The Baker University men’s basketball team dropped its third straight conference contest after an 84-67 loss to Culver-Stockton College Saturday in Collins Center. C-SC ranks second in the NAIA in 3-point shooting percentage and the Wildcats showed why Saturday as they nailed 13 from behind the arc.
By combining the scores of the performances from WOWzer and the dance and cheer teams, the spirit squad earned the overall Heart of America Athletic Conference banner Saturday in Marshall, Mo. Both the cheer and dance teams also received bid to compete at the national championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Three underclassmen had top-five finishes for the Wildcats in the Jayhawk Classic Friday in Lawrence. Sophomore Tyler Sloan finished second in the 60-meter hurdles, sophomore Vincent Tadokoro also finished second in his session of the 1,000-meter run and freshman Jeremy Bryan hit a NAIA national qualifying time in the later session of the 1,000-meter run.
The No. 12 Baker University wrestling team continued to steamroll through its schedule Saturday as eight Wildcats placed in the Missouri Valley College Invitational in Marshall, Mo. Baker placed third of 16 teams, falling only behind NCAA Division II Maryville University and No. 6 Oklahoma City University.
Seven athletes and two relay teams either hit or improved on NAIA qualifying standards during the ISU Open in Ames, Iowa Friday and Saturday to add to the Wildcats' growing list of national qualifiers.