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

Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Messages to the Baylor Family
3/17/2015
As the University’s motto – Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana ­– suggests, Baylor University strives dutifully to serve the interests of both church and community. That is why we are asking you to join us as we prepare for an historic celebration of Christian worship at Baylor’s beautiful McLane Stadium.
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.

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Baylor University announced today that it has received $434,625 from ExxonMobil and its employees through the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2014 Educational Matching Gift Program.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Baylor University and Temple College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
4/21/2015
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the death of Billy Ray Hearn, a distinguished Baylor graduate and former University Regent renowned as the “father” of contemporary Christian music. Hearn died April 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 85.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Messages to the Baylor Family
3/17/2015
As the University’s motto – Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana ­– suggests, Baylor University strives dutifully to serve the interests of both church and community. That is why we are asking you to join us as we prepare for an historic celebration of Christian worship at Baylor’s beautiful McLane Stadium.

Ken Starr in the News

Ken Starr in the News
5/4/2015
May 1, 2015
AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: KWBU-FM’s rebroadcast of “On Topic,” Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr’s series of public conversations with high-profile leaders, welcomed former Sen. Joe Lieberman for a discussion of pressing issues of the day, including recent cases of police brutality and unrest, cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, foreign policy and his advice for Baylor students. This conversation was held April 27 in Waco Hall.
Ken Starr in the News
3/30/2015
March 27, 2015
AUDIO: Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr hosted an On Topic Q&A discussion with former Congressman Frank Wolf, during which the two men addressed the issue of religious freedom. Starr and Wolf, holder of the new Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor and author of the International Religious Freedom Act that infused religious freedom into U.S. foreign policy, discussed the state of religious freedom in the United States and abroad.
Ken Starr in the News
3/30/2015
Mar. 29, 2015
VIDEO INCLUDED: Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr is interviewed in this story previewing “The Gathering” at Baylor’s McLane Stadium and discussing the purpose and mission of the event. “We need to stand and say, ‘We stand for the values and the beauty of the words of Jesus our Lord, who came to bring peace to the world,” Starr said.
Ken Starr in the News
3/17/2015
March 17, 2015
Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr will host a free On Topic Q&A with former Congressman Frank Wolf at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Baylor Club at McLane Stadium. Starr and Wolf, holder of the new Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor and author of the International Religious Freedom Act that infused religious freedom into U.S. foreign policy, will discuss the undeniable glow of Christianity in our nation and abroad.

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.