The Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) has elected Tom Nesbitt ’94, an Austin labor and employment law attorney, as its 2015-16 president, and re-elected James Nelson III ’04 and Emily George Tinsley ’61 as treasurer and secretary, respectively. Nesbitt, who succeeds Tyler attorney Keith W. Starr ’83, said, “I am proud to serve an organization that has supported and connected Baylor …

adminBAA Board Elects Tom Nesbitt ’94 President, Hires New CMO and Finance Manager

The BAA is building a list of books authored by Baylor alumni and professors and providing a link to purchase them through Amazon. If you know of a recent book by a Baylor author, please let us know in the Comments below (or to baylorline@bayloralumniassociation.com and we’ll add them to this list.

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We’re receiving questions about the Legacy Scholarship application process for the 2015-16 school year, in part because the university is referring the children and grandchildren of Baylor alumni in our direction — and we appreciate that.  This program is particularly important because Baylor recently announced that it has seen an increase in applications from legacy students for the upcoming school year. You may …

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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

Dr. H. Edward Bridgeman’s gave his lucky bullet from Vietnam to his final dental patient as he retired after 47 years. At first blush, that seems particularly appropriate since he operated out of Dental Clinic #1 at Fort Carson, Colorado, for the past 11 years, after retiring from private practice in Plano, Texas.  Over that time, he served as a contract doctor with …

adminMake sure you floss…and here’s your lucky bullet

The Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) is partnering with the Texas Sports Hall of Fame & Museum to host our annual Homecoming Tailgate inside the museum, just a short walk to McLane Stadium. Saturday, November 1 BAA Homecoming Tailgate  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Texas Sports Hall of Fame & Museum 1108 S. University Parks Drive Waco, TX  76706   Advance …

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Keith Starr, president of the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) today issued the following statement regarding the Baylor University Board of Regents’ rejection of its final offer to settle the trademark infringement lawsuit brought by the university: All of us involved with the Baylor Alumni Association love Baylor and want what’s best for the university.  That’s why we have tried everything …

adminLitigation Update: Rejection of BAA Settlement Offer

This e-mail was sent to the BAA’s mailing list on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from President Keith Starr:

Dear Fellow Baylor Alumni Association Member,

I want to update you on developments with the BAA. In my last note in June, I let our members know that Baylor University had sued the BAA to stop the Association from using the University’s names and trademarks. I also told you that after an initial review of the lawsuit, we believe that the Board of Regents’ claims were without merit, and we continue to strongly believe that is the case. For your convenience, here is a link to my June e-mail.

adminLitigation Update from BAA President Keith Starr

The Baylor Alumni Association issued the following press release today, following its Sept. 6 Board of Directors meeting: In Last Ditch Effort to Avoid Protracted Litigation BAA Board of Directors Votes to Submit Final Settlement Offer to Baylor University WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2014) – The Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) Board of Directors on Saturday, Sept 6, voted to submit …

adminBAA Board of Directors Votes to Submit Final Settlement Offer to Baylor University