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Dr. Bobby Hall Wayland Baptist University is a very special place, both to those who attended and those who choose to invest in her students and her mission. If you’re an alum, know that your relationship with Wayland doesn’t end when you graduate. We want you to stay connected through alumni events, our magazine and social media avenues.

Giving to Wayland is especially rewarding for both alumni and friends as they see the investment into today’s students as an extension of their own ministry. By making the special experience we call Wayland accessible and affordable to more students, donors really are able to expand their impact on the world.

There’s never been a greater need for what Wayland Baptist University delivers, not just on its home campus in Plainview, but around the world. I invite you to join me in connecting with and giving to Wayland. It’s one of the best investments you’ll ever make.

Dr. Bobby Hall, BS’82, MS’85
President

Meet Our Team

Dr. Kevin Ludlum

Vice President of Development

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 110
  • Phone: 806-291-3428
  • Email: ludlumk@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1295

Gary Vaughn

Executive Director of Marketing

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 114
  • Phone: 806-291-3549
  • Email: vaughng@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1218
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00

Tommie Flick

Administrative Assistant

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 111
  • Phone: 806-291-3426
  • Email: tflick@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1295
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00

Amber McCloud

Director of Development and Donor Relations

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 115
  • Phone: 806-291-3430
  • Email: amber.mccloud@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1295
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00

Mike Melcher

Senior Major Gifts Officer

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 113
  • Phone: 806-291-3431
  • Email: melcherm@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1295
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00

Amber Smith

Director of Advancement Services

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 108
  • Phone: 806-291-3425
  • Email: smitha@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1295
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 - 5:00 F 8:15 - 4:00

Teresa Young

Director of Alumni Relations

  • Office: Office of Alumni Relations
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Phone: 806-291-3600
  • Email: teresa.young@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1291
  • Office Hours: M-Th: 8:15 - 5:00 F: 8:15 - 4:00

Gary Zacher

Director of Annual Giving

  • Office: Office of Advancement
  • Building: Trinity Building
  • Room: 106
  • Phone: 806-291-3427
  • Email: zacherg@wbu.edu
  • CMB: 1291
  • Office Hours: M-TH 8:15 AM - 5 PM F 8:15 AM - 4 PM

News & Events

July 18, 2018

Wayland Performers Take Rol...

Wayland students are performing in the Texas musical in Palo Duro Canyon this summer.

July 12, 2018

Wayland Sponsoring KCBD Com...

Wayland is the title sponsor for this summer's Community Coverage tour by KCBD.

July 23, 2018

External Campuses Fall 2018...

External Campuses Fall 2018 Registration BeginsJuly 23 - August 17
9am, External Campuses

July 23, 2018

WBUOnline - Registration Be...

WBUonline Fall Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for Plainview campus graduate students and allExternal Campus students
2pm, All Wayland Campuses

June 26, 2018

WBU Mourns the Loss of Chie...

Funeral services for Chief Burton are Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at College Heights Baptist Church.

June 18, 2018

Lubbock Police Chief Honore...

LUBBOCK - Chief Greg Stevens of the Lubbock Police Department was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus of Wayland Baptist University's Lubbock Campus...

July 25, 2018

Last day to officially drop...

Last day to officially drop or withdraw with WP/WF for Summer 11
8am - 5pm, Plainview Campus

July 27, 2018

Final Exams

Final Exams for Summer 11
8am - 12pm, Plainview Campus

June 5, 2018

WBU Albuquerque Graduate Ho...

Benalillo County Sherriff honored by the Wayland Association of Former Students.

May 29, 2018

Wayland Adopts Summer Work...

Wayland offices will operate on a 4-day work week throughout June and July.

July 27, 2018

External Campuses and WBUOn...

Last day to officially drop or withdraw with "WP/WF" for Summer II term
9am - 4pm, External Campuses

July 28, 2018

External Campuses and WBUOn...

Third of three tuition and fees payments due for summer 11 week term for External Campuses and WBUOnline
9am - 5pm, External Campuses

Wayland senior Manny Silva is wrapping up his undergraduate degree this semester, but plans to continue his education into spiritual formation

Ellen Hedlund, a senior Elementary Education major from New Cuyama, Calif., always knew that teaching was a career option for her.

Conner Rane Carpenter graduated from Wayland in 2016 with a double major in intercultural missions and biology.

Dr. Peter Bowen spent his early years in Waurika, OK and graduated from high school in Memphis, TX.

Elizabeth Johnson is a senior Vocal Performance major from Carlsbad, NM.

Bradley Sell graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and English in 2011 and is the owner/operator of Broadway Brew Coffee Shop in Plainview.

Dr. Jim Todd, a San Antonio native, graduated with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences and a master's degree in education, both from Texas State University. However his path to Wayland was a long and winding one.

Carley Hardage, a senior Exercise and Sports Science major from Plainview, fills her time with more than just classes.

Dr. David Bishop is the son of a pastor and grew up in small towns throughout west Texas and Oklahoma.