May
26

Oftentimes, the story is more interesting than the headline. That’s the case with the 140 granite memorial lampposts around the Baylor campus, reminders for those who notice them about Baylor alumni and students who were killed while serving in the military. For the past 70 years, these lampposts and plaques bearing each fallen Bear’s name, rank, division, years at Baylor, …

adminGetting to Know…Frank Jasek ’73
May
26

Today is a painful day for the Baylor Family. However, just as in any family, we must come together and move forward. We pray for all of those affected by today’s actions, most importantly the victims, their families and our university leadership. As a family, we all need to process what has happened, make the changes necessary to ensure this …

admin“Today is a painful day for the Baylor Family.”
May
23

Earlier this year, two U.S. Congressional committees reached out to Baylor and 55 other private universities with endowments of more than $1 billion to try and understand how those schools were using those endowments to offset skyrocketing tuition increases for low- and moderate-income students. Congress is evaluating the value of federal policies that permit tax-free investment earnings for schools and tax deductions for …

adminTug of War: Using the endowment to offset tuition costs for low- and moderate-income students (A Baylor Line preview)
May
22

In the final three months before an Olympic athlete steps up to the starting line, his or her daily goal is just to “be better today than you were yesterday.”  That advice from Michael Johnson ‘91 about the critical importance of preparation also translates well to non-Olympic athletes A big contingent of Baylor alumni came out to see Johnson, widely regarded as …

adminRelentless preparation drove Johnson’s track success
May
18

The Spring-Summer 2016 Baylor Line will start arriving in mailboxes early next week, but we thought we’d give you a bit of a preview with this profile of Dutch Schroeder ’49, a man who is revered by nearly everyone whose path he’s crossed. We invite you to read the profile — either here or in the magazine when it arrives — …

adminMr. Baylor: Dutch Schroeder (A Baylor Line Preview)
May
11

As hundreds — if not thousands — of alumni prepare to converge on campus this weekend to celebrate the graduation of family members and friends, we’re wondering: What is your favorite part of returning to Baylor? Or, if you’re not coming this weekend, what do you most look forward to when you do return? For some, it’s a favorite spot …

adminWhat is your favorite part of returning to Baylor?
May
11

The Nominating Committee of the Baylor Alumni Association is recommending the approval of this list of candidates to serve the BAA’s membership as officers and directors. The Executive Committee of the BAA Board has asked Tom Nesbitt to stay on as president for 30 days until July 1, 2016, to complete his duties related to the settlement agreement and to …

adminBAA Board announces 2016-17 officer and board nominees
May
10

By Lauren Noble ‘19 The students in Professor Macarena Hernandez’s Reporting and Writing for Media class were given the assignment to pitch a story to a publication.  Lauren Noble, a freshman from Garland, TX, chose us.  We liked her piece…and the fact that she thought of us. From the live bears to Pat Neff Hall, people are constantly commenting on …

adminRelationships at the heart of what makes Baylor special
May
10

The Philadelphia law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP was hired by the Baylor Board of Regents in early September 2015 to conduct a thorough and independent external investigation into the university’s handling of cases of alleged sexual violence.  Baylor has not said how it will handle distribution or publication of Pepper Hamilton’s findings. Pepper Hamilton’s report has reportedly been delivered to …

adminQuestion: Should the Board of Regents release the full Pepper Hamilton report to the Baylor Family?
May
05

Members of the Baylor family will gather on June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame for a reception and dinner to celebrate the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) and its future as The Baylor Line Foundation and raise money for the BAA’s Legacy Scholarship Program. Onward! will honor the inaugural Alumni-Elected Regents (link) – Dan Chapman …

adminExcitement builds for Onward! Tickets now available online