WBU Moves Up in US News Rankings

Williams Baptist University has made another move upward in the latest college rankings from US News & World Report.  WBU climbed to number 27 among liberal arts colleges & universities in the South, marking the ninth year in a row for Williams in the magazine’s top tier of rankings. US News released its 2019 Best…

Bosch Awards STEM Grant to WBU

A $12,000 grant from the Bosch Community Fund will fund a pilot research program for Williams Baptist University science students.  The Bosch Company, which operates a plant in Walnut Ridge, is providing the grant to stimulate interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Steve Engelken, operations manager, and Tracy Brock, human resources manager…

Commemorative Postmark to Celebrate WBU Transition

As Williams Baptist University celebrates its transition from college to university, the US Postal Service is planning a special stamp cancellation. Postal Service representatives will be on hand for WBU’s opening convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 22, to cancel envelopes with a postmark created especially for the occasion. As a community service, the Postal Service offers…

WBU Prepares for Fall Semester

The Williams Baptist University campus is coming to life as the fall semester draws near.  Classes begin at WBU on August 21, but activity is already picking up as the university prepares for a new school year. Fall athletic teams and international students are returning to WBU this week in preparation for the fall semester.…

Williams Installs University Signs

New signage at the entrance to Williams Baptist University makes it clear a transition has taken place.  The Walnut Ridge institution has moved from college to university this summer, and two prominent signs installed in recent days reflect that change.  A tall, illuminated sign was completed over the weekend along Highway 67 at Fulbright Ave.,…

WBU Transitions to New Email Domain

Williams Baptist University is nearing the completion of its college to university transition and WBU’s email domain has been one of the most recent updates.  To reach Williams employees by email, the domain address is now @williamsbu.edu. “This is another exciting facet of our change to a university, and we are pleased to launch our…