In memoriam

In memoriam

Honoring those who have passed. December 2012 – March 2013

Greg West

Alumnus West chasing Olympic dream

Greg West, ’09, will compete in the skeleton at the U.S. Olympic Trials in October for one of three spots on the United States roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Jean Barnard

Mother, daughter earning master’s degree together

Teaching runs in the Barnard family, and so does lifelong learning. Jean Barnard and her daughter, Andrea, study in the same Master of Arts in Education cohort on the Lee’s Summit campus of the School of Education.

Nursing Student

Nursing students learn at shelter, rescue mission

Nursing students put community health curriculum into practice at Lawrence Community Shelter and Topeka Rescue Mission.

Alumni Weekend 2013

Baker alumni invited for weekend of fun

Whether you want to spend time on the golf course, socialize with your classmates over dinner or visit the Baldwin City campus, Alumni Weekend provides a great opportunity to reconnect with friends.

Paul Berardi and Darryl Forte

Baker grads lead KC fire, police departments

Chiefs: Paul Berardi, ’93, and Darryl Forte, ’97, reflect on their Baker experiences. Both earned degrees from Baker’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies.


CNN ‘Hero’ honoree to speak at commencement

Mark Kabban, 2008, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2013 at Baker’s commencement on May 19.

Gala & Auction

From the Arbor | News for March from Jerry Weakley

March 2, a bit of Hollywood visited Baker. The 5th Annual Scholarship Gala was held in Overland Park with nearly 400 in attendance.

Ice on the trees on Baker's campus

From the Arbor | News for February from Jerry Weakley

Usually winter is a time when we in administration can try to recover from the activities that have taken place in the fall. However, this is not such a winter. And it all has to do with an announcement Dr. Pat Long made during the Founder’s Day event on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Dr. Pat Long

President Long to retire in June 2014

University President Pat Long announced Friday, Feb. 8, to the Baker Board of Trustees that she will retire on June 30, 2014. The Board will begin its search for a new president in the coming weeks.