We are working on the Fall issue of the Baylor Line and are asking the Baylor Family — and others — to provide their thoughts on the “branding challenges” that face the university in the weeks and months ahead. Here’s the question:  What does Baylor need to do to repair its national reputation; rebuild the steadfast faith and pride that alumni have in the institution and the value of their diplomas; and strengthen its mission of educating men and women for …

Baylor Line FoundationYour Chance to Weigh In: What does Baylor need to do to repair its national reputation?

Honoring friends with gifts is something we all do regularly.  Members of the Baylor family pass away or spend time in hospitals.  They get promoted or graduate with honors, retire after years of tireless service to the university or to their community, or are honored by a grateful community. That’s why we’ve created Beacons – a way for the Baylor family to go beyond a small gift or flowers or card and share someone’s contributions with others – in a way …

Baylor Line FoundationFlowers die. Chocolates get eaten. But planting a seed is forever

In children’s hospitals all over America, volunteers seek ways to brighten the lives of critically ill children. Kenneth (’04) and Amy (’06) Tice recently brought 2,700 teddy bears to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth as part of their annual donation efforts, which is in memory of their first son, who passed away in 2011 at just five days old after his premature birth. The Tices donate bears each year to Cook Children’s PrayerBear Ministry right around Carter’s birthday. But …

Baylor Line FoundationGet to Know…Teddy Bear Donors Kenneth and Amy Tice

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 has been wildly successful in many different ventures over his career.  Others who will be featured are Carroll Dawson ’60, …

Baylor Line FoundationBaylor 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.”