Housekeeping

Williams Baptist University has an opening for an employee on the housekeeping team.  This is a full-time position. University Description Founded in 1941, Williams Baptist University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). It is located in Walnut…

Homecoming Plans Change Due to Pandemic

Homecoming will look considerably different at Williams Baptist University this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Reunions and other alumni activities planned for Nov. 7 have been cancelled, but performing arts groups will be featured on video, and student activities such as a parade and a socially distanced theatre production will still be held. “One…

First National Bank of LawCo Gives to WBU

A gift from First National Bank of Lawrence County will benefit the Williams Works initiative at Williams Baptist University.  Chief Financial Officer Amy Fitzgerald of First National presented the $7,500 donation to WBU President Dr. Stan Norman on Thursday. “First National Bank of Lawrence County is a tremendous friend to WBU,” said Norman.  “Their longtime,…

WBU Notches 12% Enrollment Gain

A challenging time for higher education hasn’t slowed enrollment growth at Williams Baptist University.  WBU’s on-campus enrollment for the fall semester increased more than 12 percent over last year, marking the second straight year of double-digit gains for the private, Christian university in Walnut Ridge, Ark. Numbers were up across the board at WBU, including…

WBU Set for Students to Return

After a hiatus of several months, the campus of Williams Baptist University is about to spring back to life.  WBU will welcome freshmen and other new students to campus Saturday, August 15, and classes will commence on Tuesday, August 18. “We are thrilled to see students on this campus once again, and the students appear…

McKuin and Wafler Presented WBU Founders Awards

Melanie McKuin and Jack Wafler have been awarded the 2020 Founders Awards at Williams Baptist University.  McKuin is from Dexter, Mo., and Wafler is from Lexington, Tenn.  WBU President Dr. Stan Norman presented the awards during the university’s commencement exercises on Saturday, August 8. Founders Award winners are selected from each graduating class at Williams. …

WBU Presents Doctorate to Gibbens

Jerry Gibbens, who served for more than half a century as an English professor at Williams Baptist University, was presented an honorary doctorate by WBU Saturday.  The honor was bestowed during the university’s commencement exercises. “It is astounding to think of the contributions Jerry Gibbens has made to Williams Baptist University through more than 50…