Feb
16

The Baylor Line Foundation was pleased by the turnout for last night’s Town Hall on Governance Reform.  More than 150 people attended in person and countless others joined us through various online feeds.  We had a lively discussion regarding the various reform options with concerned members of the Baylor family. Obviously, the discussion would have been more productive and thorough had the regents’ views been represented. Five regents chose to accept our invitation and attend in person (Jennifer Elrod, Mark …

Baylor Line FoundationBaylor Line Foundation calls for regents to delay their Friday vote on governance reform
Feb
13

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Governance Reform on Feb. 15 at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, despite the Baylor Board of Regents’ decision to formally decline the invitation. The town hall is an effort to end an impasse between the regents and the Bears for Leadership Reform (BLR) over separate proposals that each organization says will expand representation to the Baylor family and provide greater accountability and transparency. The Town Hall will …

Baylor Line FoundationTown Hall on Governance Reform Will Take Place Feb. 15 Despite Regents Rejecting BLF Invitation
Feb
10

Just a reminder that nominations for officers and directors of the Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) will close on Feb. 28. The membership of Baylor Line Foundation will hold its annual meeting in Waco on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at a time and location to be determined. At that meeting, the membership will elect the President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer of the Foundation and will elect directors to fill the three-year terms of those directors whose terms expire. Pursuant to Article VI, …

adminReminder: BLF board nominations to close on Feb. 28
Feb
09

The Baylor Line Foundation published the 100th video of its Oral Histories project on YouTube this week, adding the acceptance speeches of its 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame honorees to the longer interviews with Baylor icons. You can click on this link to go to our Oral Histories page. “These extended video interviews are an important part of our efforts to remind alumni what they love about Baylor,” said BLF Executive Vice President Allen Holt ‘80. “We are committed to …

Baylor Line FoundationOral Histories project passes 100-video threshold
Feb
06

The Baylor Line Foundation has established a way for members to make an estate gift that demonstrates their support for our efforts to reinforce the timeless values of Baylor’s founders and also introduce family members to the organization. The 1859 Society allows BLF members to ensure that their values endure after their lifetime and enables them to be a part of helping take care of the Baylor family. A bequest could be the most important charitable gift they’ll ever make. Baylor Line …

Baylor Line Foundation1859 Society creates planned-giving option, ability to transfer Life Memberships to family members
Feb
02

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Governance Reform on Feb. 15 at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in an effort to end an impasse between the Baylor Board of Regents and the Bears for Leadership Reform (BLR) over changes the BLR has proposed that it says will expand representation to the Baylor family and provide greater accountability and transparency. “Consistent with our mission to inform and engage Baylor alumni, we are happy to …

Baylor Line FoundationBLF Schedules Feb. 15 Town Hall on Governance Reform
Jan
25

If you’ll be joining us on Saturday night, we look forward to seeing you and hope this post answers any questions you might have.  If you have other questions, please ask them in the Comments section and we’ll try to provide answers quickly, If you can’t join us – and the event IS sold out – we’ll post photos on the Baylor Line Foundation website and Facebook early next week.  We hope you’ll be able to join us next year! …

Baylor Line FoundationFive Things You Need to Know if You’re Attending Saturday’s Hall of Fame Alumni Awards Dinner
Jan
04

Even though her husband, Jim, served as a Baylor Regent for nine years, including one as chairman, Julie Turner ’67, MS ’68, says she never considered the idea of serving in a similar role until she was offered one of the first three Alumni-Elected Regents positions last May. “I had served as chair of the board of Dallas Baptist University, where we accomplished a lot with a good-sized board, but we never encountered the big problems and decisions and the …

adminGet to Know…Alumni-Elected Regent Julie Turner
Dec
20

IMPORTANT NEWS: The response to our Hall of Fame Awards Banquet has been overwhelmingly positive! If you have not purchased a reservation online with a credit card or if your check for payment is not on its way to the BLF office, then you do not have a seat—all reservations have been sold! We have disabled the credit-card payment option in the form at the end of this post, but if you still wish to attend, please complete the form and choose …

adminAnd the Winners (of our Hall of Fame Alumni Awards) are…
Dec
12

The San Antonio-based Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation has announced that it will match any donation made to the Baylor Line Foundation, up to $175,000. “This is a particular welcome and timely gift, given that most non-profits see the majority of their annual donations during the month of December,” said BLF Executive Vice President Allen Holt ‘80.  “We are so excited about the impact that will have on our ability to serve our members and the entire Baylor family, …

adminBaugh Foundation makes $175,000 matching-grant pledge