Search Committee

Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr appointed the following members of the University's Provost Search Committee. The Committee is charged with leading the global search to identify the University's next Provost.

  • Todd D. Still, Ph.D., The William H. Hinson Professor of Christian Scriptures at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, committee chair
  • Lori E. Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology and chair-elect of Faculty Senate, representing Baylor faculty and Faculty Senate
  • Elizabeth Corey, Ph.D., associate professor of political science in the Honors Program, representing Baylor faculty
  • Jeremy Counseller, J.D., professor of law, representing Baylor faculty
  • Jaime Diaz-Granados, Ph.D., chair and professor of psychology, neuroscience and biomedical studies, representing Baylor faculty
  • Heidi J. Hornik, Ph.D., professor of art history, representing Baylor faculty
  • Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D., professor of history, representing Baylor faculty
  • Terry Maness, D.B.A., dean of the Hankamer School of Business, representing the Council of Deans
  • Dennis L. O'Neal, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, representing the Council of Deans
  • Kevin P. Jackson, Ph.D., vice president for student life, representing the administration
  • Marjorie Ellis, executive director of the Office of Career and Professional Development, representing the staff
  • Hannah Adams, University Scholar, representing students
  • Virginia DuPuy, executive director of the Greater Waco Educational Alliance, Ex-Officio, representing Baylor alumni and the Waco community
  • David H. Harper, J.D., partner, Haynes and Boone LLP, Ex-Officio, representing the Board of Regents

Jordan Hannah, deputy chief of staff in the Office of the President, assisting the Committee as search manager