WBU Christian Ministries Presents Awards

  Several Williams Baptist University students were recognized with awards during the Department of Christian Ministries Banquet.  A large crowd (pictured above) was on hand for the event, held earlier this month to celebrate the department’s accomplishments for the year and recognize honorees. Warner West of Walnut Ridge, Ark., was presented the Zondervan/WBU Greek Award.…

Harris Awarded Research Grant

Dr. Rodney Harris of the Williams Baptist University history faculty been awarded a research grant from Wake Forest University.  Harris is receiving the Provost’s Grant for Library Research for 2019/20. The grant is worth up to $1,500 and will cover the costs associated with visiting the Wake Forest campus for the purpose of conducting research…

Psychology Department Makes Presentations at SWPA

Williams Baptist University was represented by a student and four faculty members at the annual meeting of the Southwest Psychological Association, held April 4-5 in Albuquerque, N.M.  All of the WBU representatives made presentations at the conference. Student MaKenzie Free (pictured above) presented the results of her research, which examined objectification at religious camps.  Free…

Board of Trustees Approves Budget, New Programs

The Board of Trustees at Williams Baptist University has approved the budget for next year, voted to add new academic programs and authorized a new fundraising foundation for the university.  Trustees also awarded professor emeritus status to WBU’s longest serving faculty member as the board met in regular session Friday, April 5. WBU will operate…

Tennessee Williams Play to be Staged April 11 & 12

The Williams Baptist University theatre program will close its 2018-2019 season with Tennessee Williams’ “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.”  The production will be staged April 11 and 12 on the WBU campus. Director Melinda Williams decided to revisit one of her favorite playwrights in commemoration of her 35th anniversary at WBU.  “In a time…