President and Chancellor Ken Starr

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Ken Starr

“With its great tradition in the Christian world and its growing international reputation as a research university that continues to care deeply about undergraduate education, Baylor is poised to have an increasingly expanding global impact.”
Baylor in Washington On Topic with Ken Starr Appearance Requests

Ken Starr's Messages

Baylor in Washington, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr in the News, Ken Starr's Messages
2/5/2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 5, 2015) – Before an overflow crowd gathered inside (and outside) the National Press Club’s Edward R. Murrow Room, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Catholic University of America President John Garvey and Yeshiva University President Richard Joel discussed a number of issues facing higher education and specifically faith-based universities, including government ratings systems, academic freedom and the value of a faith-based education.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Ken Starr's Messages, Messages to the Baylor Family
2/2/2015
Committee will begin national search for the next Vice President for University Development.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Ken Starr's Messages
1/12/2015
The New Year has dawned, rich with promise. The bite of wintry temperatures reminds us, as does the calendar itself, that time marches on. May the Year of our Lord 2015 be one rich and abundant with blessings for you and all those you hold dear.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Ken Starr's Messages
12/18/2014
May you be wrapped in His peace and warmed by His presence at Christmas and always.

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
2/25/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2015) – Following a six-month search that drew interest throughout the country from nationally known biblical scholars, seasoned administrators and prominent Texas Baptists, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr has announced the appointment of New Testament scholar Todd D. Still, Ph.D., as the fifth dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
2/18/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Baylor Law School Professor Matt Dawson, a towering figure in the Texas legal profession and a cherished member of the Baylor Law School family. Dawson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the age of 98.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
2/13/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2015) – At its regular February meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents voted to approve a new Ed.D. in K-12 Educational Leadership and authorized $31 million to refurbish Penland Hall, renovate Memorial Dining Hall and expand the Baylor Energy Complex and Electrical Substation to meet the campus energy needs of the future.
Baylor in Washington, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr in the News, Ken Starr's Messages
2/5/2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 5, 2015) – Before an overflow crowd gathered inside (and outside) the National Press Club’s Edward R. Murrow Room, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Catholic University of America President John Garvey and Yeshiva University President Richard Joel discussed a number of issues facing higher education and specifically faith-based universities, including government ratings systems, academic freedom and the value of a faith-based education.

Ken Starr in the News

Ken Starr in the News
2/25/2015
Feb. 20, 2015
In a discussion about the calling of faith-based universities, Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr stated that faith-related institutions are charged with helping students learn how to live life purposefully. The discussion took place in Washington with Starr, Yeshiva University President Richard Joel and Catholic University President John Garvey, who all agreed that the U.S. government poses challenges to the religious freedoms of their institutions.
Ken Starr in the News
2/24/2015
Feb. 12, 2015
(Subscription required.) Article about Yeshiva University President Richard Joel, who was in Washington on Feb. 4 to participate in a forum on “The Calling of Faith-based Universities” with Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr and Catholic University President John Garvey. Although Orthodox Jewish, Protestant and Roman Catholic universities respectively, they all exist to address “issues of purpose in higher education,“ Joel said. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched this event to national media outlets and helped placed this story.)
Ken Starr in the News
2/18/2015
Feb. 17, 2015
Last week, President Obama asked Congress to endorse his plan to use the military to defeat and destroy the Islamic State. But retired Virginia congressman Frank Wolf, now holder of The Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor, urged six additional steps to protect Christians and other religious minorities from genocide, including creation of a safe haven in Nineveh, northwest Iraq. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr is quoted in the story.
Ken Starr in the News
2/18/2015
Feb. 18, 2015
Baylor is mourning the passing of Baylor Law School Professor Matt Dawson, a towering figure in the Texas legal profession and a cherished member of the Baylor Law School family. Dawson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the age of 98. Quoted are Baylor Law Dean Brad Toben and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, holder of The Louise L. Morrison Chair of Constitutional Law at Baylor Law School.

Op-Eds from Ken Starr

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
11/29/2014
Thanksgiving is not only a time of feasting, in the spirit of the Pilgrims, of Samoset, Squanto, Massasoit and the Wampanoag tribe. It is a sweet time of families coming together, pausing to give thanks.
Baylor in Washington, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
9/17/2014
On this very day 227 years ago, the last of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention emerged from what we now call Independence Hall.
Ken Starr in the News, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
7/1/2014
In this opinion piece, Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr lauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on Monday as a “powerful blow for religious liberty” — one that also is good for Texas and business. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, helped place this op-ed.)
Ken Starr in the News, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
6/16/2014
June 15, 2014
Guest column by Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr about the hundreds of Baylor students studying abroad this summer or serving on University-sponsored mission trips that help bring hope and encouragement to some of the world’s poorest people. Specifically, Judge Starr writes about a week-long inspirational journey of a group of 30 Baylor alumni and friends led by Todd Still, Ph.D., The William H. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures at Truett Seminary. The journey took the Baylor delegation to magnificent Grecian ports of call in retracing the Apostle Paul’s second missionary journey.