Overflow Crowd Attends Truett Seminary Dedication Feb. 22
Baylor University officially dedicated the Baugh-Reynolds Campus of George W. Truett Theological Seminary during ceremonies attended by more than a thousand well-wishers Feb. 22 on the Baylor campus.
Among those who participated in the ceremony were Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr., Truett Seminary's founding dean and The George W. Truett Professor of Evangelism; Dr. Paul W. Powell, dean of Truett Seminary; and Dr. Charles R. Wade, executive director of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
Also participating were Tom Gilliam, of Charlottesville, Va., the grandson of the renowned Baptist preacher George W. Truett; Kurt Kaiser, the renowned Christian composer and performer who provided special music; members of the Truett faculty and Baylor administration; and Truett students.
Baylor President Emeritus Herbert H. Reynolds also took part in the ceremony honoring Truett founders who were instrumental in the seminary's creation. They included John and Eula Mae Baugh of Houston, who in November 1997 provided a $5 million lead gift for the seminary's construction, and Paul and Katy Piper, for whom the Great Hall is named.