Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr has appointed Juan Alejandro, EdD, Vice President of Governance and Risk and Chief Compliance Officer, a role Alejandro filled as interim since July 2014.
In this role on the President’s Executive Council, Alejandro manages and coordinates Board and University policies and procedures, ensures processes are in place to evaluate business and regulatory risks. As compliance officer, he ensures that Baylor has the necessary policies in place to comply with the many procedures, laws and regulations to which the University is subject as an institution, including Title IX.
“Dr. Juan Alejandro has done outstanding work for more than two decades as director of internal audit and management analysis,” Starr said. “He has demonstrated valuable leadership in the increasingly critical areas of risk assessment and compliance at the University. In addition to his years of experience, Dr. Alejandro has a deep appreciation of Baylor, its history and its mission, and we are pleased that he will serve the University in this vital role.”
Alejandro joined Baylor as director of internal audit and management in June 1994 to direct a comprehensive program of internal auditing at the University. He previously served as director of internal audit at the University of Iowa and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
“I am honored to serve President Starr and to help guide the University in these important areas of governance, risk and compliance as we move forward under our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, to attend to matters of growing importance to the institution,” Alejandro said.
A licensed Certified Public Accountant, Alejandro is a 1979 graduate of Texas State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and a Master of Business Administration in 1981. He completed his Doctor of Education in administration from Baylor in 2000.