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SBU trustees affirm Baptist Faith and Message 2000

During a special session of the Southwest Baptist University Board of Trustees on Jan. 22, the Board voted to affirm its longstanding commitment to traditional Baptist theology, including the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

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Statement from Mark Rains, Chair, on behalf of the SBU Board of Trustees

Mark Rains, chairman of the SBU Board of Trustees, issued a statement on behalf of the Board.

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24 nursing students to begin classes on SBU's Bolivar campus Jan. 23

After a successful site visit from the Missouri State Board of Nursing on Tuesday, Jan. 8, the State Board granted initial approval for Southwest Baptist University to begin a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU commissions peer assessment committee

Southwest Baptist University has commissioned an external peer assessment committee that will lead a University-wide dialogue regarding faith and learning. Included within this assessment will be deeper conversations and evaluations regarding orthodoxy.

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Committee of trustees conducts appeal hearing

Pursuant to the appeal process as outlined in Southwest Baptist University's Faculty Handbook, the Educational Policies and Personnel Committee of the SBU Board of Trustees met Dec. 21. The committee conducted an approximately five-hour appeal hearing with an employee.

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Fong presents at international conference in Malaysia

Southwest Baptist University's Dr. Benny Fong, assistant professor of graduate education and statistics, recently presented at the International Christian Educator Conference (ICEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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SBU confers degrees upon 204 graduates in winter commencement ceremonies

Southwest Baptist University graduated 204 students at two winter 2018 commencement ceremonies in the Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness and Sports Center on the Bolivar campus.

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SBU honors Campbell, Steiert with Life Beautiful Awards

Lena Campbell, housekeeper, and Paula Steiert, instructor of health sciences, received the Staff and Faculty Life Beautiful Awards during the annual employee Christmas banquet Dec. 6 at Southwest Baptist University.

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