Nancy Brickhouse Selected as the Next Provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Nancy W. Brickhouse has been named provost at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She will assume her new role on May 1, 2019.

Most recently, Dr. Brickhouse served as provost at Saint Louis University in Missouri, where she played a key role in repositioning the university’s finance, operations, and academic endeavors. Earlier, she served for 27 years at the University of Delaware in several senior administrative roles including deputy provost, interim provost, deputy dean of the College of Education and Human Development, and director of the School of Education. Additionally, she is a tenured professor of education who has received more than $5 million in external grant funding over the course of her career.

“I am deeply honored to be selected to lead Baylor’s academic endeavors at such an exciting time in the history of Baylor,” Dr. Brickhouse said. “The vision President Livingstone and her team have cast for the University is bold and aggressive under Baylor’s academic strategic plan. I look forward to working with the faculty, administration and Board of Regents to achieve Baylor’s rightful place in higher education as a distinguished Christian research university.”

Dr. Brickhouse is a magna cum laude graduate of Baylor University where she majored in chemistry. She holds a master’s degree in chemistry and a doctorate in science education both from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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