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NEWS RELEASE
Jan. 27, 2010
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

University’s MBA program featured in business magazine

Overland Park, Kan. — Baker University’s Master of Business Administration program is featured in the January edition of Ingram’s, Kansas City’s business magazine.

Dan Falvey, chairman of the business management program for Baker’s School of Graduate and Professional and Studies, discusses the impact a liberal arts instruction can have on the business curriculum.

Read the full article.


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NEWS RELEASE
Jan. 27, 2010
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

Founders Week planned for Feb. 8-11

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University, which was founded on Feb. 12, 1858, will be continuing the theme of sustainability Feb. 8-11 as part of Founders Week.

As part of the Artist and Lecture Series, Jeff Severin, director of the Center for Sustainability at the University of Kansas, will discuss the opportunities and responsibilities of higher education regarding sustainability at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, in the Audio-Visual Room of the Owens Musical Arts Building. Admission is $15. Baker faculty, staff and students will be admitted free.

Other events for the week:

Monday, Feb. 8

Stewardship and Restoration of the Wetlands
Roger Boyd, director of natural areas, 9:30 a.m., Mulvane Room 145

Tuesday, Feb. 9

The Psalms: Sustained and Sustaining
Robin Liston, assistant professor of music, 11:00 a.m., Owens Audio-Visual Room

White Glove Tour: Preserving the Quayle Bible Collection
Kay Bradt, director of University Libraries, tours at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., Quayle Bible Collection

Photography and Progress:  Western Expansion and Scientific Exploration

Brett Knappe, assistant professor of art, 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Owens Audio-Visual Room

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Sustainability: The Symbols of Our Faith
The Rev. Dr. Ira DeSpain, 7 p.m., Osborne Chapel

Thursday, Feb. 11

Sustaining Culture Through Photography
Bobbi Rahder, Haskell Indian Nations University, 12:30-1:45 p.m. Owens Musical Arts Building Audio-Visual Room

Gaining and Keeping Perspective, Layer Upon Layer: The University Art Collection
Walt Bailey, retired art professor, Emeriti Faculty, 4-5 p.m., Harter Union Lobby

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NEWS RELEASE
Jan. 26, 2010
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

Theater students honored at festival

Baldwin City, Kan. — Three Baker University theater students were honored last week at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Region V in Overland Park.

Bob Linebarger, Goddard, Kan., and Denver Little, Bentonville, Ark., advanced to the semifinals of the Region V Irene Ryan acting competition, which started with nearly 400 acting pairs. It marked the third consecutive year in which a Baker acting duo reached the semifinals.

Rachael Moon, Assaria, Kan., received a commendation for excellence in technical achievement in lighting design for Baker’s production of “The Visit.”

Universities and colleges from Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota form Region V.

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

 

NEWS RELEASE
Jan. 22, 2010
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

Baker University ranked No. 1 for MBA enrollment

Overland Park, Kan. — The Baker University Master of Business Administration program was ranked No. 1 in fall enrollment for Kansas City area universities, according to a survey released this week by the Kansas City Business Journal.

Baker recorded a fall 2009 enrollment of 641 MBA students to rank first in the Kansas City area.

Ranked by tuition per credit hour, Baker University was listed sixth at $525.

Baker University’s MBA program specializes in marketing, human resources, international business, finance, information systems and accounting.

Four recent Baker MBA graduates — Josh Robinson, Steve Scearce, David Stanley and Bryan Tate — share their success story and discuss how personal attention from staff and faculty inspired them to form their own company. To learn more about the students, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjyHDk9Kkwk

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

 
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