Baylor University

Baylor University

] Others predict that rising tuition costs needed to implement the Vision will reduce enrollment and render many middle-class families unable to afford a Baylor education.

However, Baylor's administration has countered that increased tuition costs are comparable to those of other private universities and that preserving and strengthening Christian values at the university is of paramount importance. As of February 2006, the university has received a record number of applications from both freshmen and transfer students. [] Despite the economic crisis of 2008, Baylor spokesperson Lori Fogleman reported that Baylor's endowment grew 5.1% in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008; the National Association of College and University Business Officials estimated that during that same period, the median return for the top 25% of college endowments decreased by 2.2%. Fogleman cited the university's long-term investments and diversified holdings as the cause of the endowment's recent success. As of August 2008, the Baylor endowment totaled $1.037 billion, down from a May high of $1.06 billion.b] A consulting firm hired by the university expressed concern that the disagreements within the Baylor community could hinder the endowment from continuing its four-year streak of increased endowment donation totals and its 2012 goal of a $2 billion endowment, though the current economy may also prevent both. [
*Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane, Jr.


External links

Official websites

* [ Baylor University]
* [ Baylor Athletics]
* [ Armstrong Browning Library]
* [ Mayborn Museum]
* [ Baylor University Press]
* [ "Baylor Magazine"]


*History of Handbook of Texas | id = BB/kbb5 | name = Baylor University
*History of the Handbook of Texas | id = BB/kbb7 | name = Baylor College of Medicine
*History of Handbook of Texas | id = UU/kbu5 | name = University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

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