Founders Medal

Reserved for men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of Baylor.

Sue Mayborn

Founders Medal

In more than 40 years of support, service and leadership as a member of the Baylor Family, Sue Mayborn has invested of her time, talents and treasure to further the mission of Baylor University and to provide support to generations of students.

The owner, editor and publisher of the Temple Daily Telegram and the Killeen Daily Herald, Sue Mayborn is known across the state of Texas for her commitment to journalistic excellence and support of higher education.

Sue held a deep commitment to higher education and excellence in teaching and journalism throughout her life and career. Sue is president of The Frank W. & Sue Mayborn Foundation, which primarily focuses on supporting young people and education, as well as dozens of initiatives, including youth and educational programs, museums and hospitals, to support these commitments.

Reserved and intentional, Sue Mayborn holds high ideals of integrity in business and involvement in community service. A native of Oklahoma, she graduated from Gatesville High School and Temple Junior College and attended Baylor and the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. She is a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Temple.

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