BU Chaplain to Speak in Chapel-Forum Nov. 25

Nov. 22, 1996

Baylor University Chaplain Dr. Milton Cunningham will speak for 15 minutes during Chapel-Forum at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in Waco Hall.

Cunningham, a 1950 Baylor graduate, recently underwent emergency heart surgery and is still recovering from that operation. He received a bachelor's degree in divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and was president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas from 1977-79.

He has pastured churches in California and Texas and previously served as a director of the Baptist Student Union at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, where he also was dean of students and assistant to the president. He earned the doctorate of divinity degree from the University of Corpus Christi in 1962.

Cunningham's denominational service has taken him to many parts of the world, including Africa, where he worked as a missionary from 1957-72. He was organizer and chairman of the board of Trustees of Lusaka International School in Zambia.

Cunningham served as chairman of the Baylor Board of Trustees from 1985-86. He also received the James Huckins Award for meritorious service to Baylor and in 1989 was named a distinguished Alumnus.

He and his wife, Barbara, a 1954 Baylor graduate, have two sons: Miller, and Milton II. For more information, call 755-3517.

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