Baker recognized as College of Distinction

August 13, 2014
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Baker recognized as College of Distinction

Baldwin City, Kan. — Colleges of Distinction, a guidebook highlighting four-year colleges and universities that are considered "hidden gems," has recognized Baker University in its 2014-2015 publication.

"Baker has earned a strong reputation for its outstanding faculty and stellar students who are connected to their professors, eager to excel in the classroom and in the campus community," said Brian Posler, executive vice president of academic affairs and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Baker.

Founded in 1858 and the first college in Kansas, Baker was selected "for providing innovative, teacher-centered undergraduate education and preparing their graduates for real-world success.

Colleges of Distinction recognized Baker for demonstrating their dedication to the publication's core values: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.