Libraries Host Baylor Presidents: Past and Present Exhibit

Sept. 14, 2010

In honor of President Kenneth Winston Starr's inauguration as the 14th president of Baylor University, the Libraries are hosting Baylor Presidents: Past and Present in the Jesse H. Jones Library from September 17, 2010 until December 20, 2010. The exhibit will feature personal memorabilia, photos, books and many archival items of each man who served as president of Baylor since it was chartered in 1845.

The exhibit was featured on KWTX as part of a visit from former first lady, Mary McCall, during the inauguration ceremonies for Judge Starr. Click here to view the story.

The Baylor University Presidents include:

  • Henry Lee Graves: 1846-1851
  • Rufus Columbus Burleson: 1851-1861, 1886-1897
  • George Washington Baines: 1861-1863
  • William Carey Crane: 1864-1885
  • Reddin Andrews, Jr.: 1885-1886
  • Oscar Henry Cooper: 1899-1902
  • Samuel Palmer Brooks: 1902-1931
  • Pat Morris Neff: 1932-1947
  • William Richardson White: 1948-1961
  • Abner Vernon McCall: 1961-1981
  • Herbert Hal Reynolds: 1981-1995
  • Robert Bryan Sloan, Jr.: 1995-2005
  • John Mark Lilley: 2006-2008
  • Kenneth Winston Starr: 2010-

For more information about the exhibit, please contact Kathy Hillman, director of Special Collections at Baylor University Central Libraries.