Barbara earned her degree in journalism and after a two-year stint as a reporter she moved in the public relations and marketing field where she has spent the last 20 years working communications for higher education, corporate, government, and non-profit organizations.
She arrived at Baylor in 2000 after serving as the media coordinator for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She currently oversees the school's technology task force, and enjoys working with a great team of colleagues to maintain the school’s award-winning website and produce various school publications, including Baylor Magazine. She also oversees the school’s marketing, public relations, media relations, and summer programs.
When she’s not on the prowl for great Baylor stories, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Jim, have three boys:Danny ’09, Jake ’11, and Kristopher '19.