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MBU announces plans to reopen in fall

Missouri Baptist University has announced its intent to reopen its campus in the fall.  Like colleges and universities across the country, the University transitioned to an online learning format in March amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Students completed the remainder of … Learn More

Dr. Easter appointed director of Christian studies at MBU

Dr. Matthew Easter, assistant professor of bible at Missouri Baptist University, assumed the role of director of Christian studies. Easter has worked as an assistant professor at MBU since fall of 2015. “Dr. Easter is a respected New Testament scholar … Learn More

MBU students to receive pro-rated refund for room and board

Following the University’s decision to move all in-person classes online for the remainder of the spring semester, MBU will issue pro-rated refunds for residential students’ room and board.  The University transitioned to online courses on March 16 in an effort to protect … Learn More

MBU adds 11 new programs and certifications beginning this fall

Missouri Baptist University is preparing to launch 11 new degree programs and certifications for the 2020-2021 school year. In February, the University’s Board of Trustees approved the new undergraduate programs and certificates, along with curriculum for the Master of Social … Learn More

MBU Board of Trustees approve new programs, set budget

Missouri Baptist University trustees approved new academic programs, an expansive annual budget and faculty appointments and promotions at their regularly-scheduled meeting Feb. 30. The Board approved curriculum for the University’s new Master of Social Work, which is slated to begin … Learn More

Dr. David Dockery leads MBU In-Service Day

Missouri Baptist University welcomed Dr. David Dockery to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Dr. Dockery addressed MBU’s faculty and staff as the keynote speaker of MBU’s Spring In-Service Day. Dockery is currently the president of International Alliance for Christian Education, and … Learn More

Missouri Governor appoints MBU professor to Missouri committee

Gov. Michael L. Parson has named Dr. Laura Rauscher, Missouri Baptist University assistant professor, to Missouri’s Committee for Professional Counselors. The six-member committee is appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate and comprised of five practitioners and one public … Learn More

MBU trustees approve strategic plan, fiscal audit, bond refinancing

Missouri Baptist University trustees took several important steps toward the University’s future at their regularly scheduled meeting Nov. 21. Trustees adopted MBU’s five-year University-wide strategic plan. The living document, which outlines a plan to advance the University from 2019-2024, assesses … Learn More

Dr. Laura Rauscher receives 2019 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Laura Rauscher, assistant professor of counselor education,  was named as the recipient of the 2019 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Emerson, which has its world headquarters in St. Louis, has sponsored this program since 1989 as part of its … Learn More

MBU School of Nursing receives CCNE accreditation

Missouri Baptist University’s School of Nursing received the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation for its baccalaureate degrees for the next five years. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is the national nursing accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary … Learn More

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