Tekla Research Providing Greenhouses at WBU

A donation to Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge will fund the construction of two greenhouses.  The $75,000 gift from Tekla Research, Inc., is providing the greenhouses for WBU’s Eagle Farms. The farm operation is part of the broader Williams Works initiative, which will allow students to work their way through college. Tekla Research CEO…

Assistant Band Instructor

Williams Baptist University is seeking applicants for the full-time (non tenure-track) position of Assistant Band Instructor. Qualifications and Responsibilities A bachelor’s degree is required.  Experience in band leadership and music instruction is preferred.  Duties will include private musical instruction, regular group rehearsals, and other duties as assigned by the WBU Director of Bands. University Description…

Administrative Assistant/Education Coordinator

Williams Baptist University invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant/Education Coordinator in the WBU Department of Education. The salaried position is full-time with a ten-month calendar, reports directly to the Education Department Chair. It will begin with the fall 2020 semester. Qualifications   The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or higher, knowledge of the principles…

WBU Announces 2020 Academic Awards

Academic awards have been announced for the 2019-20 school year at Williams Baptist University.  WBU faculty selected students for the awards based on achievements in their respective academic fields. Recipients of this year’s academic awards are: Business Award: Dylan Rogers of Jonesboro, Ark.                        …

WBU Sets Commencement August 8

Williams Baptist University has set a revised date for its 2020 commencement exercises.  The graduation ceremony is now scheduled for August 8 at 11 a.m. on the Williams campus.  WBU had originally planned to hold commencement on May 2, but the ceremony had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “These graduates have come…

WBU Board Approves Room & Board Refunds

Resident students at Williams Baptist University will receive prorated refunds of their room and board, following action Thursday by WBU’s Board of Trustees.  Students who moved from campus housing several weeks early due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be reimbursed for their time away from the residence halls.  WBU is completing the spring semester online.…