BAA Statements

Sep
9
2013

Line Notes: Transition Agreement fails to garner super majority

The members of the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) voted today not to approve the Transition Agreement between the BAA and Baylor University with a vote of 830 in favor of the agreement and 668 voting "no," representing a "yes" vote of 55 percent. A two-thirds approval of members present was required to pass the measure.

Sep
6
2013

Line Notes: Baylor Board of Regents unanimously approve new BLC License Agreement

The Baylor Board of Regents unanimously approved the new License Agreement for the Baylor Line Corporation (BLC) in a special meeting today (Friday). The BLC will be created if the Transition Agreement receives a two-thirds approval in tomorrow's September 7 vote by the members of the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA). BAA members must vote in person at the meeting in Waco Hall.

Sep
5
2013

Line Notes: BAA board votes "yes" after reviewing new license for Baylor Line

The BLC license agreement was developed with input from a Journalism Advisory Group (JAG) of Baylor graduates and supporters with decades of experience in newspapers and magazines. The group, convened by BAA board member Ella Wall Prichard '63, worked with Mike Bourland '66, JD '69, attorney for the BAA, to make recommendations for the BLC license agreement to ensure editorial independence and access to Baylor officials.

Sep
5
2013

Line Notes: Press Release from BAA Leadership

New contract offers access, accountability and cooperation
BAA Board votes to secure future for The Baylor Line; accedes other alumni activities to university; Saturday vote scheduled for membership

Sep
3
2013

BAA Board of Directors Affirm Agreement

On September 3, the Baylor Alumni Association posted this to Facebook:
"The BAA board of directors voted 28-7 in favor of the proposed Transition Agreement in a meeting today. Seventeen members of the board were absent and did not vote."

Sep
3
2013

Line Notes: Baylor Alumni Association posts membership list online

The Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) has posted the membership list online so that people can check membership status before the vote on Saturday, September 7. Members of the BAA will vote on Saturday at an 11 a.m. meeting in Waco Hall on the proposed Transition Agreement with the university.

Sep
2
2013

Line Notes: BAA to host second all-member conference call on Sept 5

The Baylor Alumni Association will host its second all-member conference call on Thursday, September 5, at noon CDT, to update members and answer questions about the Transition Agreement, which is scheduled for a vote in Waco on September 7.

Aug
30
2013

Line Notes: BAA Board adopts standing rules for September 7 meeting

The Baylor Alumni Association board of directors has adopted standing rules for the September 7 all-member meeting to vote on the proposed Transition Agreement and for the preceding discussion forum. The voting meeting will begin at 11 a.m. in Waco Hall, and the discussion forum--also in Waco Hall--will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Aug
28
2013

Line Notes: BAA board freezes membership pertaining to Sept 7 vote

The Baylor Alumni Association's board of directors voted to freeze the BAA membership list that will be used for the Sept. 7 meeting as of today, Aug. 28, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. CDT. New members who join after that time will not be able to vote on the Transition Agreement at the special meeting. The decision was the result of a unanimous vote during a conference-call meeting of the BAA board at noon CDT today.

Aug
23
2013

LINE Notes: Member questions answered during BAA conference call

The Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) held an all-member conference call on Friday, August 23, at noon, and board president Collin Cox '97 answered almost twenty questions about the proposed Transition Agreement between the BAA and Baylor.

Aug
20
2013

BAA Line Note: BAA will host an all-member conference call on Friday

The Baylor Alumni Association will host an all-member conference call on Friday, August 23, at noon CDT, to update members and answer questions about the Transition Agreement, which is scheduled for a vote in Waco on September 7.

Aug
10
2013

Waco Trib: Silas Ragsdale, Kyle Gilley, guest columnists: Forging a new era of harmony for Baylor, BAA

We believe the time has come for the Baylor Alumni Association to define its course for the future. The pending Transition Agreement represents the best opportunity for the association to retain an independent voice without entering into a litigious relationship with our beloved Baylor. On Sept. 7, please join us on a vote of yes on the Transition Agreement.

Aug
6
2013

Transition Agreement Message from BAA President

The Baylor Alumni Association faces a major decision on September 7, and we want to provide you with as many details as possible about the Transition Agreement that will be up for a vote.

Jul
11
2013

BAA LINE Note: Jul 11 2013 Judge sends Baylor Alumni Association case to mediation

After several hours of testimony in federal court in Waco, the judge told all parties--a single member of the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) who sued the BAA, its officers, and Baylor University--to choose a mediator and set a meeting date before the end of the day.

Jul
10
2013

Collin Cox: Baylor Alumni Association in transition-- Members will vote September 7 on a path forward

The executive committee of the Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) board of directors has recommended that the membership approve a transition for the organization.

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