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.”
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Ken Starr's Messages

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.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages
5/19/2014
Judge Ken Starr addressed the graduates of the Baylor Class of 2014, challenging them to a 1-8 mission.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
5/16/2014
Should student-athletes unionize? The National Labor Relations Board’s regional director thinks yes, characterizing Northwestern football players as "employees." This misguided ruling has far-reaching legal, regulatory and financial implications that will significantly and adversely affect the future of intercollegiate athletics.

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
7/10/2014
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2014) – Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today announced two appointments to the executive staff of the University. Tommye Lou Davis has been appointed Chief of Staff to the President. Ms. Davis also will retain her responsibilities as Vice President for Constituent Engagement. Juan Alejandro Jr., Ed.D., has been appointed Interim Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer. Both currently serve on the President’s Executive Council.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
7/1/2014
WACO, Texas (July 1, 2014) – The Baylor University family is grieving the loss of Ted Getterman of Waco, who passed away July 1, 2014, at the age of 89. A faithful steward, beloved Baylor ambassador and former Waco mayor, Getterman forever changed Baylor’s landscape through his committed service and generous support.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
6/18/2014
TYLER, Texas (June 18, 2014) – Baylor University and Tyler Junior College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound program that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. This is the second of 10 partnerships to be developed between Baylor and strong community colleges across Texas over the next five years as a goal of <i>Pro Futuris</i>.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages
5/19/2014
Judge Ken Starr addressed the graduates of the Baylor Class of 2014, challenging them to a 1-8 mission.

Ken Starr in the News

Ken Starr in the News
7/2/2014
July 1, 2014
VIDEO: Distinguished Baylor alumnus Ted Getterman, B.B.A. ’49, J.D. ’51, passed away Tuesday after a long illness at the age of 89. Dr. Ken Hall, senior vice president for development and strategic initiatives, is interviewed about Getterman's impact on both Baylor and his adopted hometown of Waco. Also quoted is Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr. Getterman and his wife, Sue, a former Baylor Regent, met and married at Baylor and have been among the University's most generous supporters, from endowed scholarships to athletics. Together, they were given Baylor’s highest honor – the Founders Medal, in 2005.
Ken Starr in the News
7/2/2014
June 30, 2014
Ken Starr, President and Chancellor of Baylor University, is mentioned in this round-up on opinions about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby to not provide contraceptive and abortifacient coverage to employees within for-profit and non-profit companies if they choose to opt out of the new health law. The article states that Starr “saw the ruling as a victory for both religious freedom and Congress.”
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
6/20/2014
June 18, 2014
VIDEO: “Baylor Bound,” a partnership between Tyler Junior College and Baylor, will make it easier for TJC students to transfer to and complete a bachelor’s degree at Baylor. The program will begin in the fall of 2015. TJC President Dr. Mike Metke and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr signed the agreement Wednesday during a ceremony at TJC. Judge Starr is interviewed for this story. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, placed this story.)

Op-Eds from Ken Starr

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.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
5/16/2014
Should student-athletes unionize? The National Labor Relations Board’s regional director thinks yes, characterizing Northwestern football players as "employees." This misguided ruling has far-reaching legal, regulatory and financial implications that will significantly and adversely affect the future of intercollegiate athletics.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr in the News, Ken Starr's Messages, Op-Eds from Ken Starr
3/27/2014
“Today this event assumes a more majestic quality because of our ability together to affirm the historic role that people of faith have played in the history of this country and the constitutional protections those who profess and express their faith have always demanded and cherished.”