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Presidential Search Advisory Committee



The presidential search process is driven by two primary committees: a Presidential Search Committee and a Presidential Search Advisory Committee.

Presidential Search Advisory Committee

The Baylor Alumni Association, Faculty Senate, Staff Council and Student Government were invited to recommend specific candidates for the 10-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee. Several "at large" members from other various constituencies complete the advisory committee.

Advisory Committee members:

  • Dr. Kenneth L. Hall, President and CEO of Buckner International, Dallas, representing Texas Baptists (chair)
  • Dr. Jaime Diaz-Granados, chair of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, representing Faculty Senate
  • Angela Funai, MPPA '08, Director of Foundation and Corporate Development and Chair of Staff Council, representing Staff Council
  • Dr. Georgia Green, Chair of Faculty Senate and Associate Dean of the Baylor School of Music, representing Faculty Senate
  • Dr. Thomas S. Hibbs, Dean of the Honors College and Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Culture, representing the Council of Deans
  • Dr. Mikeal C. Parsons, Professor of Religion and The Kidd L. and Buna Hitchcock Macon Chair in Religion, Faculty-at-Large
  • Thomas R. Phillips, BA '71, retired Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court and current partner with Baker Botts LLP, Austin, representing the Baylor Alumni Association
  • Randy Lee Pullin, BBA '82, Chief Financial Officer, Stedman West Interests Inc., Houston, Alumnus-at-Large
  • Clifton Robinson, BBA '63, Chairman, Specialty Property Ltd., representing the Waco community
  • Chelsea Saylors, senior University Scholar from Rowlett, representing Student Government