We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Baker: a community where excellence lives and students thrive.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
Baker University Calendar
- Thu, Nov 21, 2013 07:30 PM
- Rice Auditorium - Baldwin City
- Music Department
Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Kevin Mahogany, a 1981 Baker University graduate, will return to the Baldwin City campus at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 21, to perform in the 16th annual Baker University Jazz Festival at Rice Auditorium. Led by J.D. Parr, professor of music, the Baker University Jazz Ensemble will be featured, performing various big band swing, fusion, Latin and standard selections. Admission is free and open to the public. http://www.bakeru.edu/news/5973-standout-jazz-vocalist-to-perform-at-jazz-festival
- Rice Auditorium
- 404 8th St.
- Baldwin City
Built in 1955 and renovated in 1983, Rice Auditorium is the venue used by most of Baker’s visiting lecturers and performing artists. Rice is also the stage for Baker’s largest plays, performed and directed by the Theatre Department. The Music Department also utilizes Rice Auditorium to perform a variety of concerts. The auditorium, which seats approximately 880 people, is a great location that hosts a variety of intellectual and enjoyable events for students and the communities near Baldwin City. Rice Auditorium is handicap accessible.