For the 2019-2020 School Year the Student Regents are:
Mr. Malcolm Foley is a fourth-year PhD student in Baylor’s Department of Religion studying the history of Christianity. His dissertation investigates African American Christian responses to lynching from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.
Before coming to Baylor, Mr. Foley earned a BA in religious studies with a second major in finance and a minor in classics from Washington University in St. Louis. During those years, in addition to his degree requirements, he served as a resident advisor for a floor of freshmen, led a men’s Bible study, and acted in many stage productions. He subsequently completed a Master of Divinity at Yale Divinity School, focusing on the theology of the early and medieval church. During his time there, he served Trinity Baptist Church in New Haven as a pastoral intern.
Mr. Foley and his wife, Desiree Foley, are members of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Waco.
Ms. Cassidy Parshall of Colleyville, Texas, is a junior at Baylor University. She is pursuing a BBA in Business Fellows and finance with minors in mathematics and biochemistry. She plans to attend medical school upon graduation. Ms. Parshall is president of Baylor’s chapter of the Global Surgery Student Alliance, a national organization committed to educating, inspiring, and uniting students through engagement and mentorship in global surgery. She also serves as a supplemental instructor for managerial accounting and is a member of the Epsilon Epsilon chapter of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. As a first-generation Baylor Bear, Ms. Parshall knew Baylor was home when she came to campus and saw Baylor’s commitment to academic excellence and Christian values. She attends Highland Baptist Church in Waco, Texas.