Putman to Join WBU Administration/Faculty

Putman to Join WBU Administration/Faculty  Dr. Rhyne Putman, a Williams Baptist University graduate and highly regarded theologian, is returning to his alma mater.  Putman is joining the administration and faculty at WBU this fall as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Director of Worldview Formation and Professor of Christian Ministries.  In his role as AVP…

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…

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.…