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
Oct
26

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) has hired Allen Holt ’80 as its new executive vice president. Holt, who served the Baylor Alumni Association as its director of development from 2008 to 2013, will start Nov. 1, 2016.  He returns to the BLF after nearly three years as director of development for the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor. He …

adminLongtime Baylor fundraiser Allen Holt ’80 named to lead Baylor Line Foundation
Oct
24

The deadline for nominating candidates for the Baylor Line Foundation’s annual Hall of Fame alumni awards dinner is fast approaching. You have until Oct. 31 to submit your nominations for one of seven awards, which will be presented at a gala dinner on Jan. 28, 2017, in the Barfield Drawing Room at the Baylor Student Union Building. “We are excited to …

adminDeadline approaching for submitting nominees for Hall of Fame awards
Sep
27

The Fall 2016 issue of the Baylor Line will start arriving in members’ mailboxes later this week, but you can read it online right now. We have tried to strike a balance in this issue between celebrating the reasons we all love Baylor and talking frankly about the challenges that Baylor faces so that future generations will be able to …

adminFall issue of Baylor Line now available online