The Baker Orange

Baker University reduction and reallocation: one year later

April 9, 2022

Max Dutton and Brendan Hulla sit down with Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Darcy Russell to discuss the future of Baker University from a financial standpoint.

Senior Hanna Stevens wearing her mask amongst her classmates. Masks are now only required in classrooms, unless a professor opts for no masks.

Baker University lifts mask mandate outside classrooms

Story by Kenzie Kuhlmann, Photographer March 7, 2022

Baker University officials throughout the pandemic have aligned their mask policies with those of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Douglas County regulations. The county ordered an emergency mask...

Many forms of paperwork are required to prepare students for the Degree Audit process.

Degree Audit process requires extra attention

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

For any student, the degree audit process can seem like a daunting task. Figuring out what you need to graduate on time and earn your degree can be a complicated and involved process. Every student...

Biology Professor Dr. Unger teaches her Scientific Theory Quest course just outside of Mulvane Hall. Students gathered in a socially distanced manner to discuss course material.

Baker University creates new learning environments

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer September 7, 2020

While there are several changes instituted on Baker University’s campus this semester, none are quite as visible as the six outdoor classrooms scattered across campus. Covid-19 has created the need for...

What is Bakers plan for COVID-19?

What is Baker’s plan for COVID-19?

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the United States has generated many questions about how Baker University will handle the scheduling of classes after spring break. On March...

Darcy Russell, dean of the college of arts and sciences  taught for 30 years before beginning this position.

Russell obtains dean position

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor September 24, 2018

On July 1, Darcy Russell began her new position as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. This decision was made after a rigorous interview process that began with eight candidates. Russell said it...

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