HBU Press Releases
January 28, 2016
Sharon Saunders, Vice President for University Relations and Chief of Staff to the President at Houston Baptist University, has been named one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2015” by Houston Woman Magazine. The recipients of this award, chosen for their leadership, influence, and dedication to the Houston community, were honored at La Columbe d’or Mansion in front of an audience of 260 guests at an afternoon tea on January 24, 2016.
January 27, 2016
Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Jr., President of Houston Baptist University, has named Dr. Cynthia Simpson as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University, effective January 20, 2016.
January 25, 2016
During its annual meeting in Houston, Texas on December 6, 2015, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) announced that Houston Baptist University has been approved to launch a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Executive Educational Leadership program. This application to Move to the Next Level was approved by the SACSCOC board of trustees and will allow the University to become a fully national, comprehensive university.
October 8, 2015
KPRC Channel 2, Telemundo Houston, and the League of Women Voters of Houston will host "Decision 2015: Houston Mayoral Debate" on Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m. on the campus of HBU.
July 8, 2015
Former Hobby Lobby attorneys appeal HHS Mandate on behalf of prominent religious schools forced to violate faith or pay millions in IRS fines
June 10, 2015
Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce that internationally known and respected New Testament scholar, apologist, and author, Dr. Craig A. Evans, will join the faculty as the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins beginning January 1, 2016.
Source: Office of the President, HBU