Thank you, Baylor Family!

Because of you, Baylor’s Give Light Campaign surpassed $1.5 billion in gifts, making this the most successful comprehensive fundraising campaign in our 179-year history. Your support is creating a brighter future for Baylor University and our students!

Give Light Campaign Progress

The Give Light Campaign surpassed the initial goal of $1.1 billion, marking the campaign as the largest and most successful fundraising effort in the University’s 177-year history.

The Give Light Campaign’s 99,000 donors have given or pledged more than $1.5 billion, including:

  • Helping to grow Baylor’s endowment by $622 million;
  • Providing more than $590 million to fund and create programs and establish scholarships through expendable funds; and
  • Supporting the Give Light Capital Fund, which undergirds the campus’s capital priorities and has received $285 million toward its campaign goal of $300 million.
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Apr. 11, 2024
$1.5 Million Gift to Baylor University Establishes Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair

Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from the family of George Heilmeier through the Heilmeier-Jarvie Family Foundation, of Plano, Texas, establishing The George Heilmeier Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering to attract, retain and support innovative research and teaching within the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Mar. 21, 2024
Baylor University Announces Naming of Curb S3E Program, Gift to Business

Baylor University has announced the naming of the Hankamer School of Business’s Curb Sales Strategy in Sports and Entertainment (S3E) program – formerly known as the Sports Strategy and Sales program – honoring leading music and entertainment executive Mike Curb of Nashville, Tennessee. 

Jan. 26, 2024
Baylor University Mourns Passing of Alumnus, Philanthropist Thomas R. Powers

Baylor University is mourning the death of Baylor alumnus, former Regent and Board Chair and dedicated philanthropist Thomas R. “Tom” Powers of Houston, who passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 24, with his family by his side. 

Jan. 17, 2024
Sports Take: Foster Pavilion is perfect home for deserving Baylor programs

The new pavilion has a capacity of 7,500 seats, which contains 1,000 seats for students and some spots that are right on top of the action. It’s a smaller venue than the Ferrell Center, but the design is purposeful.