Jan
04

Even though her husband, Jim, served as a Baylor Regent for nine years, including one as chairman, Julie Turner ’67, MS ’68, says she never considered the idea of serving in a similar role until she was offered one of the first three Alumni-Elected Regents positions last May. “I had served as chair of the board of Dallas Baptist University, …

adminGet to Know…Alumni-Elected Regent Julie Turner
Dec
20

IMPORTANT NEWS: The response to our Hall of Fame Awards Banquet has been overwhelmingly positive! If you have not purchased a reservation online with a credit card or if your check for payment is not on its way to the BLF office, then you do not have a seat—all reservations have been sold! We have disabled the credit-card payment option in the …

adminAnd the Winners (of our Hall of Fame Alumni Awards) are…
Dec
13

Nominations are now open for officers and directors of the Baylor Line Foundation (BLF). The membership of Baylor Line Foundation will hold its annual meeting in Waco on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at a time and location to be determined. At that meeting, the membership will elect the President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer of the Foundation and will elect directors to …

adminBLF accepting nominations for open board positions
Dec
12

The San Antonio-based Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation has announced that it will match any donation made to the Baylor Line Foundation, up to $175,000. “This is a particular welcome and timely gift, given that most non-profits see the majority of their annual donations during the month of December,” said BLF Executive Vice President Allen Holt ‘80.  “We are …

adminBaugh Foundation makes $175,000 matching-grant pledge
Nov
21

Nearly 50% of the nearly 1,500 members of the Baylor family who responded to a Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) survey conducted in early November said they are less likely to donate to the university in light of recent events. More than 90% of the respondents also called for greater transparency from Baylor leaders on a variety of topics. In addition, …

adminSurvey results indicate deep concern on a variety of topics
Nov
13

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) is now offering a 50% discount on Life Memberships to members of the Heritage Club in recognition of their longtime service and commitment to the timeless values of Baylor’s founders. The Heritage Club was created by the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) in 1977 as a way to honor Baylor alumni who attended Baylor 50 years …

adminBLF offers 50% discount on Life Memberships for Heritage Club members
Nov
11

The battle over the need to reform the Baylor Board of Regents is fast becoming a ping-pong game.  And some of the players may be bringing larger paddles to the table. The week started with an online invitation from “Bears for Leadership Reform” to an event at the Texas Rangers Museum on Thursday morning. It was followed by some news …

adminWho’s Who of Baylor donors call for transparency, Regents reform: “We don’t need secrecy; we can handle the truth.”
Nov
02

There was a great deal of chatter over the past few days as the Baylor Family braced for the 60 Minutes Sports program on Tuesday night.  The preparation started late last week with the Wall Street Journal article providing a level of detail that until that point had only been rumored. The Baylor Line Foundation tried to capture the thoughts …

adminHeartsick…but with a true feeling of hope
Oct
31

Baylor University has decided in recent days to provide the public with more details about sexual assaults at Baylor University over the last several years. Some members of the Board of Regents have given media interviews that seem to be a part of a carefully orchestrated public relations campaign to validate their staffing decisions rather than explaining what happened directly …

adminBLF Statement: Many questions remain that must be answered; full accounting must be given to Baylor family
Oct
28

  The following article was published by The Wall Street Journal’s on Oct. 28, 2016.  You cannot read the article on the Wall Street Journal’s website without logging in/subscribing to the magazine.  We are reprinting the article in its entirety for our readers who do not subscribe to the newspaper. By Brad Reagan, The Wall Street Journal The sexual-violence scandal at …

adminFrom the Wall Street Journal: Baylor Details ‘Horrifying’ Alleged Sexual Assaults by Football Players