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, Ken Starr's Messages, Messages to the Baylor Family
6/13/2015
Judge Ken Starr: It is with a heavy heart that I write to you concerning the tragic death of Mr. Jeffrey Thaemert, an electrician and resident of our beloved Waco, who died yesterday morning working on the construction of our new business school building.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages
5/28/2015
Celebrating our history, recognizing the promise of the future, and honoring our passionate servants.
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.

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr

Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
6/29/2015
WACO, Texas (June 29, 2015) – State Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson, R-District 56, congratulated Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr today on his fifth anniversary as the University’s leader with a special presentation.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
6/1/2015
WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – by running the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th president of Texas’ oldest continuously operating institution of higher education.
Alumni & Friends, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Ken Starr's Messages
5/28/2015
Celebrating our history, recognizing the promise of the future, and honoring our passionate servants.
Featuring President and Chancellor Ken Starr
5/15/2015
WACO, Texas (May 15, 2015) – At its spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to establish a new Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business and approved $1.1 million for the design and construction of the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.

Ken Starr in the News

Ken Starr in the News
6/4/2015
June 1, 2015
VIDEO: KWTX-TV acknowledges some of Baylor’s accomplishments, including its highest U.S. News ranking at No. 71, record enrollment and recent success of Baylor athletics, under the presidency of Judge Ken Starr, who marked his fifth year at Baylor’s helm on June 1.
Ken Starr in the News
6/4/2015
June 3, 2015
VIDEO: VIDEO: Story on the Baylor Research And Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) holding a ribbon cutting for two new businesses joining the Central Texas Technology And Research Park, including Learning Experience Laboratories (LEx Labs) and Birkeland Current. Both partnerships will further education and research in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Ken Starr in the News
6/4/2015
June 3, 2015
VIDEO: Story on the Baylor Research And Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) holding a ribbon cutting for two new businesses joining the Central Texas Technology And Research Park, including Learning Experience Laboratories (LEx Labs), a partnership between Education Service Center Region 12, BRIC and Huckabee educational design firm. Educators, designers and researchers will study the next generation of innovative classrooms and laboratories, while furthering education and research in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Ken Starr in the News
6/3/2015
June 2, 2015
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED (FULL CEREMONY): The Texas Department of Transportation, City of Waco and Baylor University came together Tuesday to demonstrate the new lighting system on the two bridges across the Brazos River, which was televised live by KCEN-TV. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Waco Mayor Malcolm Duncan Jr., City Manager Dale Fisseler and TxDOT's Bobby Littlefield addressed those who came to watch the ceremony at McLane Stadium.

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.