The Encourager - A Q&A with Baylor President Linda Livingstone

Dr. Linda Livingstone became the 15th president of Baylor University on June 1, returning to the school she served as an associate dean and associate professor from 1991 to 2002. Livingstone was considered for the same job back in 2005, when she was a finalist to replace Robert Sloan as president. She most recently served as dean and professor of management at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., taking the reins after the very public firing of her predecessor. Before …

Bryan FonvilleThe Encourager: A Q&A with Baylor President Linda Livingstone

I would like to applaud Baylor President Ken Starr for his leadership and his call for transparency, accountability, and dialogue in the ongoing conversations the University of Texas and Texas A&M University are having with regard to the Big 12 Conference. As I read Judge Starr’s recent op-ed columns in both the Waco Tribune-Herald and USA Today, the themes of Baylor University’s founding mission jumped off the page, clearly echoing in his words and encouragements: Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana (For …

Baylor Line FoundationWorking For the Greater Good

Dear Members of the Baylor Alumni Association, I write to you concerning a time-sensitive matter of great importance to our alma mater. Just one week into assuming the presidency of Baylor University, Ken Starr has found himself confronted by a threat of historic proportions to the university. By now you may be aware of nationally reported rumors of the Big 12 Conference’s realignment and the potential formation of other new conferences that would change college athletics across the country. Anticipated …

Baylor Line FoundationMessage from BAA president on conference alignment

At this critical time in the life of Baylor University and many other universities across the country, I believe it is important to share with each of you Baylor President Ken Starr’s op-ed column in yesterday’s Waco Tribune-Herald related to the flurry of recent conversations regarding possible athletic conference realignments and Baylor’s future. To read President Starr’s column, click here. I would like to express my support for President Starr’s position and my appreciation of his efforts in this matter …

Baylor Line FoundationA message from BAA’s CEO Jeff Kilgore

The Baylor Alumni Association would like to extend a warm welcome to President Ken Starr on his first official day at Baylor University. A native Texan, Starr is the fourteenth president in Baylor’s history. To celebrate the occasion, the university held a Tuesday afternoon picnic on the steps of Pat Neff Hall, where Starr greeted faculty, staff, and students. Those in attendance enjoyed Dr Pepper floats, lemonade, and a variety of picnic goodies. “Greeting a new president is a meaningful …

Baylor Line FoundationPresident Starr’s First Day at Baylor

BAA Welcomes New Baylor President On Monday, February 15, in communications emailed to faculty, staff, students, and alumni, Baylor University announced that Kenneth W. Starr has been named the institution’s fourteenth president. He will be introduced to the Baylor family at a press conference at 3 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, in the Bill Daniel Student Center’s Barfield Drawing Room. Starr, sixty-three, has served as a professor of law and dean of Pepperdine University’s School of Law in Malibu, California, since …

Baylor Line FoundationKen Starr named as 14th president of Baylor