Apr
30

Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) Members overwhelmingly supported the Settlement Agreement, with 98.5% of the voters approving amendments to the organization’s Certificate of Formation and Constitution and Bylaws that will put an end to nearly two years of litigation once the final details are completed. The final vote total was 3,548 to 53, with more than 3,500 voting online in advance …

admin98.5% of BAA voters say ‘yes’ to settlement agreement
Apr
24

This Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at the Waco Hilton (113 South University Parks Drive) the BAA will convene the Special Meeting to vote on a Resolution unanimously adopted by the BAA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors recommending amendments to the organization’s Certificate of Formation and Constitution and Bylaws If you have already voted online or plan …

adminHere are some details on the April 30 special meeting
Apr
20

When David Crosby ’75, PhD ’89, talks about his qualifications to be the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention, everything the pastor of First Baptist Church in New Orleans says is rooted in the idea of cooperation. The work that Crosby has done to bring together the churches and pastors to rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, …

adminGetting to Know…David Crosby ’75, PhD ’89
Apr
17

There are 10 days left before online voting ends on the BAA-Baylor settlement agreement.  BAA Active member (Life and Annual) and everyone whose membership lapsed after the Transition Agreement vote should have received their voting codes by now. More than 2,500 Active members have already voted, and the rest of you have until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, …

admin10 days left to vote online. Here’s what members are asking
Apr
14

On March 8, 2016, the Baylor Alumni Association and Baylor University jointly announced an agreement resolving our legal differences and putting an end to nearly two years of litigation.  That settlement agreement is subject to membership approval through voting that began on April 4.  If approved, the settlement agreement will, among other things, usher in a new era of governance …

adminAgreement reached on first three Alumni-Elected Regents
Apr
13

When asked about her superpower, it takes awhile for Holly Smith Duncan ’91 to come up with an answer. “It’s the ability to throw something in the crock pot first thing in the morning, then go be a CEO during the day, then be a cheering mom at a basketball game for my daughter or son, then head to my husband’s game …

adminGetting to Know…Holly Duncan ’91
Apr
08

The BAA has moved its 2016 Annual Meeting to June 11, and will now hold it at the Waco Hippodrome (724 Austin Avenue) at 10 am. The board originally scheduled the annual meeting for May 21, 2016, but that was prior to the completion of settlement negotiations, which required the addition of a Special Meeting of Members on April 30, …

adminAnnual meeting moved to June 11 at Waco Hippodrome
Apr
03

The Voting Site that enables BAA Members is now open for BAA Members who have received their voting codes in the mail.  Online voting closes April 27 at 11:59 pm Central, but Active members will be able to vote in person if they attend the Special Meeting at 10 am on April 30. Lapsed Members are receiving voting codes and …

adminBAA Settlement voting site now open
Mar
28

According to the Pew Internet Project, 67% of cell owners find themselves checking their phone for messages, alerts, or calls — even when they don’t notice their phone ringing or vibrating. Welcome to the second installment of our new What’s On Your Phone? feature where we ask Baylor alumni about their mobile-phone use (and occasionally add some links or explanations to help …

adminWhat’s on Bryan Fonville’s phone?
Mar
25

The BAA has begun accepting applications for Legacy Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year.  The process is open to all undergraduates (including incoming freshmen) who are the children or grandchildren of Baylor alumni families and are enrolled or admitted into Baylor University. At this point, we anticipate that each scholarship will be for $1,000, payable in two installments directly to …

adminApplications now available for 2016-17 Legacy Scholarships