Baylor Presidents

In more than 160 years of educational service, Baylor has had 14 individuals serve as president, ranging from pastors to politicians and federal judges. Each has left their mark on this instituion, and each has a story to tell.

Henry Lee Graves

Baylor President, 1846-1851

Rufus Columbus Burleson

Baylor President, 1851-1861

George Washington Baines

Baylor President, 1861-1863

William Carey Crane

Baylor President, 1864-1885

Reddin Andrews

Baylor President, 1885-1886

Rufus C. Burleson

Baylor President, 1886-1897

Oscar Henry Cooper

Baylor President, 1899-1902

Samuel Palmer Brooks

Baylor President, 1902-1931

Pat Morris Neff

Baylor President, 1932-1947

William R. White

Baylor President, 1947-1961

Abner Vernon McCall

Baylor President, 1961-1981

Herbert H. Reynolds

Baylor President, 1981-1995

Robert B. Sloan, Jr.

Baylor President, 1995-2005

John M. Lilley

Baylor President, 2006-2008

Kenneth Winston Starr

Baylor President, 2010-Current