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April 27, 2011

Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Informational meetings to highlight Baker University business, management degree programs

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies will host informational meetings at several Omaha locations in early May. Interested students will have the opportunity to learn more about Baker’s degree programs for working adults and are welcome to attend. Baker-0979

Prospective students will receive course descriptions, sample class calendars, concentration information as well as fee schedules and payment options. The following degree programs will be discussed: Associate of Arts in Business, Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration. Baker’s accelerated format allows students to complete their degrees in approximately two years.

Founded in 1858, Baker, the first university in Kansas, has campuses at four Kansas locations — Baldwin City, Overland Park, Topeka and Wichita — and two Missouri sites  — Lee’s Summit and North Kansas City. In addition, Baker’s School of Nursing is located at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka.

Baker, which has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (312.263.0456, ncahlc.org) since 1913, is one of nearly 200 institutions of higher education that maintains affiliation with the United Methodist Church through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

For more on the informational meetings, contact Michelle Underwood at (402) 393-2884 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Here is the meeting schedule:

Monday, May 9

Noon-1 p.m.  — W. Dale Clark (Main) Library, 215 S. 15th Street

6-7 p.m. — Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Tuesday, May 10

Noon-1 p.m. —  Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

6-7 p.m. — South Omaha Library, 2808 Q Street

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Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.