The Baylor Black Alumni Network was chartered in 1985 by a group of alumni who saw a need to expand the Baylor black student experience beyond campus life
The first president was Isaac Hardy, and the first deposit for the Scholarship Endowment was made on September 20, 1989
The chapter was re-established in 1997 after a period of inactivity
The first Scholarship Luncheon was held in July 1998, featuring Michael Heiskell, the first black law school graduate
The second Scholarship Luncheon was held July 1999, featuring Joseph Parker, the first black Truett Seminary graduate
The third Scholarship Luncheon was held February 2000, featuring Thomas Everett, Baylor Hall of Famer, All-American and retired NFL player
The scholarship of the Baylor Black Alumni Network was named after the first black professor at Baylor University, Dr. Vivenne Malone-Mayes, in February 2000. The scholarship was endowed on February 7, 2000.
The fourth Scholarship Luncheon was held February 2001 featuring Coach Grant Teaff, former Baylor University football coach
The first scholarship was awarded to Brian Harris in April 2001.
The fifth Scholarship Luncheon featured Drayton McLane, chair and CEO of the Houston Astros
The sixth Scholarship Luncheon featured Santana Dotson, an eleven-year member of the NFL and currently a defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers
The seventh Scholarship Luncheon featured Dr. Michael Bell, president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas