Mar
26

Clinton Washington can count himself among an exclusive club of Baylor graduates and students who have been contestants on the music reality shows The Voice (NBC) and American Idol (Fox).  Washington, a 26-year-old native of Little Rock, Ark. and a 2011 Baylor graduate, was eliminated on The Voice this past week after delighting the judges with two straight strong performances. In …

adminThe Voice gives Clinton Washington ’11 the confidence to strike out on his own
Mar
25

Baylor posts its audited financial statements on its website, but how many people realize they’re there – or take the time to look them over? This post highlights some of the information in those financial statements and raises questions that can’t be answered by the financial statements. It’s important to start by noting that rumors have circulated over the past …

adminBaylor Financial Statements: Highlights & Questions
Mar
13

A copy of the public documents related to the lawsuit can be found here, or by clicking on the Litigation Update button on the home page. The suit brought by Baylor, which is set for trial in January 2016, is proceeding through the discovery process.  As in most civil cases, the parties began discovery by sending each other written requests …

adminLitigation update: Discovery continues; court date set
Mar
06

The Baylor Alumni Association has secured discounts for members and their families for their online purchases of  2015 tickets for Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor in Arlington and for Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.  In both cases, clicking on the links below will take you directly to the BAA page and will not require an additional promotional …

adminBAA secures member discounts for Six Flags parks in Arlington, San Antonio
Mar
05

Overview:  A McLennan County court last week granted Baylor University’s request to temporarily limit disclosure of documents it feels are confidential in the ongoing trademark-infringement lawsuit against the BAA.  The Court granted the University’s request for a protective order that would limit each side from disclosing certain records deemed confidential without its approval, and denied our request for copies of certain third-party …

adminJudge’s ruling is a “mixed bag” for both BAA, University
Mar
05

Baylor singers continue to shine on the national stage — but this has been a good news/bad news week. The good news is that Clinton Washington ’11, a digital marketer from New York, knocked the ball out of the park during Monday night’s blind auditions on NBC’s The Voice.  His rendition of Candle in the Wind earned him a turn of the …

adminBaylor Singers: Savion Wright eliminated on Idol; Clinton Washington joins Team Xtina on The Voice
Mar
01

Your priorities tend to change when you’ve gotten cancer twice before you turn 52. For Dr. Monica Frazier Anderson ’84 — — the priorities became “about family and friends first with everything else coming after that.”   But she also realized that her passion was about empowering people, about speaking and mentoring young girls to share lessons learned so “they …

adminDr. mOe Anderson: Helping young women avoid crossing bridges she’s already burned
Feb
26

The next issue of the Baylor Line is coming soon, and while we’re not going to tell you what’s in store, we will say that there will be a salute to Jack Loftis, Ralph Storm, Mary McCall, and Matt Dawson, who have all passed away in recent months. In addition to the articles that we’ve written, we wanted to give YOU …

adminWe’re looking for your memories of four Baylor giants
Feb
21

The following article by Regina Dennis ran in the Feb. 21, 2015, issue of the Waco Tribune.  The text of the article is reprinted below, but you can find additional links in the actual article here. Baylor seeks to limit document disclosure in lawsuit against BAA Baylor University is seeking to limit disclosure of certain documents the university believes are …

adminLitigation Update: Baylor seeks to limit document disclosure in lawsuit against BAA
Feb
19

UPDATE:  Here’s a link to Savion’s Top 24 performance (with judge comments) on Feb. 25 — singing “Hey Soul Sister” by Train. Baylor Senior Savion Wright survived an American Idol first — a “Showcase” performance in front of a live audience at House of Blues — to make it into the next round of the popular singing competition. Savion, who …

adminBreaking: Baylor Senior Savion Wright makes Idol Final 24