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Presidential Search News

The links below are a compilation of media and Baylor coverage of the ongoing presidential search, including the official Baylor search website. The page will updated on a regular basis, so please check back often for the latest news.

Information review sites:

Baylor's Presidential Search Website
Related university official press releases, announcements of listening sessions, and recordings of listening sessions that were open to the public. Check the Updates page for press releases.

"The Search for the Next Baylor President"
News index, Waco Tribune-Herald, regularly updated summary and links to past search stories by the Trib

News stories and opinion:

Presidential Profile: Baylor Publishes Qualifications Sought for Next President

News story, Baylor Line, Fall 2009 issue

"Baylor Prospectus Breaks Down Desired Qualifications of Presidential Candidates"
News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, July 29, 2009

"Baylor Search Committee Develops Presidential Profile"
News story, the Baptist Standard, July 28, 2009

"Hometown Crowd"

News story, Baylor Line News, posted June 3, regarding the listening session held in Waco on May 21, by Todd Copeland

"Dallas Style"
News story, Baylor Line News, posted June 3, regarding the listening session held in Dallas on May 19, by Meg Cullar

"Wild West Round-Up"
News story, Baylor Line News, posted June 3, regarding the listening session held in Fort Worth on May 19, by Meg Cullar

"Opportunities Endless for Next Baylor President"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, June 3, 2009, op-ed by Baylor regent Joe Armes '83, MBA '84, chair of the Presidential Search Committee

"Root of Baylor's Rift: Vision 2012"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 30, 2009, op-ed by Dr. Rufus Spain, retired Baylor history professor

"Baylor's Constituents' Opinions Differ on Effectiveness of Presidential Search Listening Sessions"
News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 29, 2009, overview of completed series of meetings

"Baylor's Next President Needs a Christian, Global View"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 27, 2009, op-ed by Kenneth Hall, president and CEO of Buckner International and chair of Baylor's Presidential Search Advisory Committee

"A Wealth of Input"
News story, Baylor Line News, posted May 26, regarding the alumni listening meeting held May 5 in Houston, by Todd Copeland

"A Family Conversation"
News story, Baylor Line News, posted May 26, regarding the alumni listening meeting held May 7 in San Antonio, by Judy Henderson Prather

"Baylor Alumni: President Should Be Servant Leader, Person of Integrity"

News story, the Baptist Standard, May 22, report of Dallas listening session held May 19, by Marv Knox

"BU Regents Should Consider their Goals Carefully"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 20, 2009, op-ed by Dr. Henry Walbasser, retired Baylor professor and former dean of the Graduate School

"Staff Meeting"
News story, Baylor Line News, posted May 18, 2009, regarding the April 29 listening session with Baylor staff members, by Judy Henderson Prather

"Waco's Wellbeing Key to Next Baylor President"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 13, 2009, op-ed by Clifton Robinison, Waco businessman, civic leader, and member of Presidential Search Advisory Committee

"Next Baylor President Must Be Immersed in City"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, May 6, 2009, op-ed by James Vaughan, president and CEO of Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce

"Traveling Sessions Cater to Alumni Input"
News story, Baylor Lariat, announcing alumni listening sessions, May 1, 2009

"Staff Shares Presidential Search Views"
News story, Baylor Lariat, April 30, 2009, regarding on-campus listening session for Baylor staff

"Turnout Light for Last Listening Session to Pick Baylor President"
News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 30, 2009, regarding on-campus listening session for Baylor staff

"Take Two"
News story, Baylor Line News online. On April 22, faculty spoke out at a second listening session with the presidential search committees, April 29, 2009, by Meg Cullar

"Students Speak"
News story, Baylor Line News online. Students line up on April 22 to tell presidential search committees what they want in Baylor's next presidient, April 29, 2009, by Lisa Asher

"Our Next Boss Should Be Approachable, a Listener"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 29, 2009, op-ed by Patricia Pack, vice chair and chair elect of Baylor's Staff Council

"Students Speak Out at Sessions"
News story, Baylor Lariat, April 24, 2009

"A Tale of Two Sessions"
BAA blog, April 23, 2009, by Lisa Asher

"Entire Baylor Family Must Agree on the Next President"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 22, 2009, op-ed by Baylor Alumni Association president David Lacy

"Faculty Input"

News story, Baylor Line News online, regarding first faculty listening session, April 16, 2009

"As Listening Sessions Begin, Some Call for Transparency and Strong Communication"

News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 15, 2009

"Faculty, Students Speak Out at Sessions"
News story, The Baylor Lariat, April 15, 2009

"Baylor Faculty Seek First Among Equals for Top Spot"

Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 15, 2009, op-ed by Baylor professor Dr. Robert Cloud

“Students Look for Communication, Trust”
News release, Student Government summary of meeting, April 15, 2009

"Trust Issue Crucial in Baylor’s Next President"
Guest column, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 8, 2009, op-ed by Baylor student body president Bryan Fonville

"We’re Asking: What Qualities Should Baylor Next President Possess?"
Editorial, Waco Tribune-Herald, April 4, 2009, by editor Carlos Sanchez introducing series of guest columns by Baylor-connected people

"Presidential Search: Constituent Groups’ Requests for Voting Roles not Granted"
News story, Baylor Line, Spring 2009 issue

"Baylor Officials Name Headhunter Firm in President Search"
News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, March 25, 2009

"BU Presidential Search Committees Meet"
News story, KWTX Television, Waco, March 24, 2009

"A Proposal for Healing at Baylor"
Editorial, Baptist Standard, March 7, 2009, by Marv Knox

"Some at Baylor Will Have a Voice but No Vote on Presidential Search"
News story, Waco Tribune-Herald, March 6, 2009

"Regents Chair Appoints Presidential Search Committee"
News story, The Baylor Lariat, March 6, 2009

"Baylor Presidential Search Committee Named"
News story, Baptist Standard, March 5, 2009

"Baylor Chair, Over Objections, Names All-Regent Search Committee"
News story, Associated Baptist Press, March 5, 2009

"Baylor Regents Chair Announces Members of Presidential Search Committee and Presidential Search Advisory Committee"

Official press release from Baylor University, March 5, 2009




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