Insight: Students seek it, and Baylor faculty have it. But how are they making a real difference in students' lives?
By leading Walkabout trips to India, sparking Round Table debates, and publishing work in the English Journal. Coaching championship teams, and earning grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Baylor instructors have been selected to help write the National Spanish Exam and to grade Advanced Placement English and math exams. Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts has named members of our art and music programs as Outstanding Educators. One of our celebrated textbook authors received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics teaching. And Fulbright Scholarships have been awarded to Baylor faculty in both Social Studies and Latin.
More Faculty Facts:
More than 70 percent of Baylor faculty hold advanced degrees from such schools as Emory, Vanderbilt, Harvard, Cornell, Notre Dame, Boston University, and Duke (including plenty of PhDs).
As part of Baylor's important advisory program, teachers also serve students as advisers, regularly interacting closely with students in all aspects of their school life.
Dr. Dan Kennedy, who is the Cartter Lupton Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, is the only high school teacher to chair the AP Calculus test development committee, and he has sold a million textbooks. Baylor students use the series that Dan co-authored in Algebra I and II, Pre-calculus, and Calculus classes.