Nov. 12, 2007
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Baldwin City, Kan. — The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has selected Baker University as a McGowan Scholars Academic Institution for the 2008-09 academic year, providing one talented College of Arts and Sciences business and economics major with an $18,000 scholarship.

The McGowan Scholars program recognizes the academic achievements and excellence of students pursuing a major offered by an accredited business school. It is designed to encourage leadership ability, interpersonal skills, and a significant involvement in academic, campus and community activities. It also recognizes excellence of character, a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial potential.

The program allows the student to claim the designation as a prestigious McGowan Scholar for a lifetime.