Aug
27

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions, and what the scholarship means to them.  This week, we introduce Eliza Newman of Woodway (Waco). Eliza expects to graduate in May 2019 with a degree in Business Entrepreneurship.  In …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: Eliza Newman’s story
Aug
26

The new issue of The Baylor Line should hit your mailboxes just before Homecoming, and we wanted to give you a taste of that issue.  As part of our ongoing series of interviews with past winners of the BAA Distinguished Alumni Award, we met in late July with Gerald Haddock ’69, J.D. ‘71, a Fort Worth attorney and entrepreneur who …

adminBaylor Line preview with Gerald Haddock:  “You have to be careful that your desire to be a world-class institution doesn’t cost you your soul.”
Aug
21

It has been a difficult few days for Baylor and the Baylor Football program, and there are likely to be more difficult days ahead.  We do not want to pile on, but we would like to provide a “safe” environment for our alumni to post comments if they so choose.  Our thoughts are with the victim and her family, and …

adminA tough few days for Baylor and Baylor Football
Aug
21

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions, and what the scholarship means to them.  This week, we introduce Will Aker of Waco. Will expects to graduate in May 2017 with a BBM in Management and a …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: Will Aker’s story
Aug
19

The BAA has negotiated a discounted room rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites Waco-South for card-carrying members. The hotel, located at 2501 Market Place Drive in Waco, near Cabella’s, is offering BAA members: King Standard and rooms with two Queen beds for $109 (they normally go for $139) King Studio Suites for $114 instead of $149 King Jacuzzi Suites for …

adminNew Member Benefit: Discount rate at Hampton Inn and Suites Waco-South
Aug
16

Good morning.  Just wanted to take a few minutes to provide our members and friends from outside the Greater Waco area — and those who live in Waco and may have missed it — a link to the Sunday Q&A with BAA President Tom Nesbitt in the Waco Trib.  Please share the link with your friends and feel free to …

adminBAA President Tom Nesbitt talks with the Waco Trib Editorial Board
Aug
13

“What Walter (Abercrombie) doesn’t understand is his job will be in jeopardy if he connects this (golf sponsorship) with the BAA.”  –Tommye Lou Davis to John Barry, March 2012 “I just hope and pray those terrorists try to complain that Baylor shouldn’t build an on campus stadium if it takes their building.” –Buddy Jones to group of Regents in November 2011, …

adminLitigation Update: Where Baylor leaders involve Walter Abercrombie and Tommye Lou Davis asks for Buddy Jones’s help
Aug
08

Marissa Marquez ’04 is an Assistant City Attorney with the Houston Legal Department’s Office of the Inspector General.  She moved to Houston in March 2014 where she had been the Deputy Senior Legal Counsel for the Commissioner Representing Employers at the Texas Workforce Commission in Austin – the first Latina attorney to work for the Office of the Commissioner Representing …

adminGetting to Know: Marissa Marquez ’04
Aug
06

The BAA congratulates the 2015 members of Baylor’s largest Athletic Hall of Fame class in school history.  The eight new members will be inducted during Homecoming Weekend (October 22-24). The 56th class represents seven different sports and includes: Terry Black ’11 (men’s basketball, 1999-2001): Named to the All-Centennial Basketball team in 2006 and the program’s career leader in steals per game. Molly Cameron ’00 …

adminCongratulations to Baylor’s Athletic HOF Class of 2015