School of Engineering and Computer Science Announces New Assistant Dean of Operations

January 24, 2024
Lauren Muhl

Lauren Muhl has joined the Office of the Dean at Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), as Assistant Dean of Operations, a new position to help manage the School’s growth.

“We are thrilled to have Lauren Muhl join the School of Engineering and Computer Science,” said Dean Daniel Pack. “The experience she has gained from her previous roles at Baylor have resulted in Lauren being well prepared to take on this important new role in our School, which is growing in numerous ways under our vision to advance ECS in research and education with a commitment to Christian values. We know Lauren quickly will become a vital part of the ECS family.”

Muhl has ten years of experience at Baylor and more than 15 years of experience in higher education in advising, outreach and recruitment, and project management. She started at Baylor in the Hankamer School of Business and has spent the last six years in the College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean as the director of Degree Certification and Curriculum Management. 

“I am honored to join the School of Engineering and Computer Science and look forward to improving processes, streamlining the operations of the school, and working alongside Dean Pack to execute the vision and mission of advancing ECS,” said Muhl.

Muhl, who is originally from Waco, earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Baylor and her master’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M Corpus Christi. She and her husband have eight-year-old twins and a golden retriever.



Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) has been preparing its students for more than 25 years as innovators for worldwide impact by training graduates for professional practice and responsible leadership with a Christian view. Students can choose from majors including bioinformatics, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, general engineering and mechanical engineering. ECS also offers graduate programs in all areas of study within the School. We stand out from the crowd through Christian commitment, a strong community, expert accessibility, leading practical experience and teamwork. Visit the ECS website to learn more and follow on Facebook and on Instagram.


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked Research 1 institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 20,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.