Davis Receives State Award for Professional Excellence

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Nan Davis, Austin College vice president for Institutional Enrollment, received the Texas Association for College Admission Counseling (TACAC) Honorary Lifetime Membership Award at the group’s annual conference this spring in recognition of “inspired leadership and extraordinary service to students in the college admission process.” Announcing the award, Carol Wasden, past president of TACAC and director… [Read More]

David Baker Named Piper Professor


David Baker, Austin College professor of physics, is one of 10 Minnie Stevens Piper Professors announced this spring in recognition of superior teaching. The award recognizes Texas college and university educators for dedication to the teaching profession and their outstanding academic, scientific, and scholarly achievement. Austin College’s nomination of Baker for the Piper Professorship said… [Read More]

Political Zionism and Judeophobia


Henry Bucher, Austin College chaplain emeritus and associate professor emeritus of Humanities, wrote the column, “Political Zionism and Judeophobia are two sides of the same coin,” published in North Texas e-News May 25. He is a frequent writer for the online publication, with another column published Tuesday.