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Missouri Baptist will join the Heart of America Conference as an associate member in football beginning Fall 2023

SAINT LOUIS (April 29, 2022)–The Heart of America Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the addition of the Missouri Baptist University football program as an Associate Member to the conference. Missouri Baptist will join the Heart in the sport of … Learn More

MBU announces 50th commencement speaker

SAINT LOUIS (April 21, 2022)–Dr. Andrew Westmoreland, president emeritus at Samford University, will serve as Missouri Baptist University’s 50th Commencement speaker.  Westmoreland served as the president of Samford University from 2006 until his retirement in 2021. His career in higher … Learn More

MBU appoints associate vice president for spiritual formation

SAINT LOUIS (April 8, 2022)–Dr. Aaron Lumpkin has been tapped to serve as Missouri Baptist University’s first Associate Vice President for Spiritual Formation.  “I’m hopeful to see this position cast vision for a vibrant student experience that is driven by … Learn More

MBU’s MSW program to be offered fully online beginning this fall

SAINT LOUIS–Beginning this fall, Missouri Baptist University (MBU) will offer its  Master of Social Work (MSW) program fully online. MBU launched the MSW program in August of 2020, providing students a degree no other Christian institution in the area offers. … Learn More

MBU students attend 2022 Football Career Conference

MBU sport management majors joined peers from around the country this past week at the 2022 Football Career Conference. The conference, hosted by Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW), provides opportunities for growing professionals to connect with leaders in the field and … Learn More

MBU Board of Trustees approve new programs and set budget 

Missouri Baptist University Trustees approved a host of new academic programs, along with the 2022-2023 annual budget, at their regularly-scheduled meeting Feb. 24.  The Board approved undergraduate majors in cybersecurity, network engineering and theological studies and undergraduate minors in organizational … Learn More

MBU to launch accelerated nursing program

Missouri Baptist University is set to launch a one-year-long Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program in June 2022. The Missouri State Board of Nursing unanimously approved MBU’s request to offer an ABSN at their regularly scheduled meeting in … Learn More

MBU Board of Trustees adopt reimagined Strategic Plan

Following a year of planning and community engagement, Missouri Baptist University’s Board of Trustees enthusiastically approved a reimagined strategic plan at their regularly-scheduled meeting, Nov. 18.  The new five-year plan includes four overarching themes: Transformational Student Experiences, Advancing our Influence, Thriving Financial … Learn More

MBU theatre set to launch productions this weekend

This Thursday, MBU Theatre will open the season with the ambitious production, “The Drowning Girls.” The first show, which will be directed, produced and consists of an all-female cast, tells a story of domestic abuse. The Drowning Girls shares the … Learn More

MBU Board hears enrollment news, approves faculty

Missouri Baptist University’s Board of Trustees received preliminary enrollment news, were greeted with several on-campus renovations and academic partnerships and approved three new faculty appointments at their regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 26. The number of first-time students who attended class … Learn More

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