The Pillars Magazine

The Pillars is the news magazine of Houston Baptist University.

Formerly known as HBU News, the magazine has a vital history. Originally, it was a newsletter that informed readers about the events, faculty and alumni of our younger university, which at the time was known as Houston Baptist College.

Our president, Dr. Robert Sloan, along with our board and administrative team, completed a driving vision document to cast the future for Houston Baptist University entitled The Ten Pillars, which was unanimously approved by our Board of Trustees on February 19, 2008. This missional vision statement is so essential to who we are and the growth steps ahead, that it seemed appropriate to adopt the new name, The Pillars.

Current Edition of The Pillars:

​Volume 56/ NO. 2

Table of Contents

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Department of Innovation and Strategic Marketing at HBU

Dr. Jerry Johnston, Editor
Nan E. Donahoe, Deputy Editor
Elizabeth York, Writer
Michael Tims, Photographer
Clay Porter, Senior Director
Michael Taylor, Video Editor
Shelby Stafford, Video Editor/Photographer

Department of Athletics
Alumni Association
Patrik Jericha

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