Graduates of Baylor University are invited to nominate and vote for Alumni-elected Regents according to the following schedule:
Nominations of eligible candidates submitted via nomination form (available online) or through official university advisory groups must be received no later than Nov. 30.
Nominee submissions reviewed by Nominating Committee and candidates selected
Public announcement of candidates along with their credentials for service
Baylor graduates vote in the election of the Alumni-elected Regent
Public announcement of election results and Alumni-elected Regents begin service
Graduates of Baylor University who are committed Christians, active members of a Baptist church or local church from a historic Christian tradition are eligible to be nominated with some exceptions. Please review the complete list of eligibility guidelines and qualifications online at alumniregents.web.baylor.edu. Candidates for Alumni-elected Regent must meet additional qualifications, complete an application and agree to abide by election rules.
Nominees for Alumni-elected Regent may be nominated by any alumnus who submits a nomination supported by the signatures of at least 50 other Baylor graduates. In addition, nominations submitted by the various advisory and advocacy boards and groups associated with Baylor University will be considered by the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee is comprised of two Alumni-elected Regents and two other Regents.
Alumni-elected Regent candidates may not run on platforms but on their accomplishments. Others are asked to refrain from campaigning activities on their behalf. Baylor is not permitted to endorse or oppose any candidate. The President of Baylor and members of the President’s Council are not permitted to participate in funding, endorsing or opposing any candidate. Baylor will utilize Baylor Magazine, the Baylor website and social media to introduce candidates and their credentials to alumni.