Baylor University's Board of Regents Elects Two New Members
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Hampden-Sydney College President Christopher B. Howard and Midland businessman Dan Hord III begin terms on Baylor's governing board
WACO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2013) - Baylor University Board of Regents Chairman Richard Willis announced today that Dr. Christopher B. Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, and Dan Hord III, BBA '89, partner in HEDLOC Investment Co. LLC and Western Property Group of Midland, have been elected to three-year terms on the university's governing board. Baylor Regents will welcome their two newest members when the board next meets in February.
"We are honored to welcome Dr. Christopher Howard and Mr. Dan Hord to the Baylor Board of Regents," Willis said. "Dr. Howard is an outstanding academic who brings to the board a wealth of experience in higher education. Mr. Hord represents the best of Baylor as an outstanding young business executive. Together, these dynamic servant leaders will bring knowledge and wisdom to the board, as well as a deep understanding of the university's mission and vision. We look forward to working alongside them as Baylor moves forward powerfully under the strategic vision of our Pro Futuris plan."
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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.