Baylor University President Ken Starr will debut "On Topic," a new series of compelling conversations on contemporary issues during which he will welcome some of the world's leading experts to campus to share their insights about important issues facing the United States. Starr's inaugural guest for "On Topic" is T. Boone Pickens, best-selling author, financier and alternative energy proponent, who will join the president at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Waco Hall on the Baylor campus.
Waco Tribune-Herald, Guest Column (reprinted with permission) - The Texas Legislature faces hard choices. Budget cuts are inevitable. Within the range of possibilities is the Tuition Equalization Grant program that supports many financially challenged first-generation and minority students enrolling in one of the state's educational treasures -- its 40 private colleges and universities, many of which are faith-based.