Alumni News & Notes

Update from the Baylor Family, Summer 2021

Family Connections

In May, Baylor Alumni, along with the Houston Touchdown Club, hosted one of their first in-person events with the Baylor Family in nearly 13 months. Approximately 200 Baylor alumni, fans and friends heard from Baylor Football head coach Dave Aranda in a socially distanced, yet long-awaited, celebration.

Baylor Alumni Awards Call for Nominations

For more than 175 years, Baylor students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends have built a legacy of academic excellence informed and enlivened by a steadfast Christian commitment that helps young men and women find and pursue their calling. Each year, we celebrate the distinctive mission of Baylor University and outstanding alumni who have made an immeasurable impact on their alma mater, their professions and people around the world through the Baylor Alumni Awards.

Alumni By Choice

Congratulations to our new Alumni by Choice. These individuals were nominated to be recognized as Baylor Alumni by Choice because of their love for and commitment to the University.

Diversity Driven

Craig Kaiser, B.A. ’83, J.D. ’86, is a founding partner of Houston business law firm Phillips Kaiser, which recently launched The Legacy Project, a diversity initiative to make the legal profession more diverse.

Thasunda Brown Duckett

Former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive Thasunda Brown Duckett, M.B.A. ’01, was named president and CEO of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA).

Bullish Bear

Former Baylor Football letterman Maurice “Mo” Linguist, B.A. ’06, M.S.Ed. ’07, was named football head coach at the State University of New York at Buffalo in early May. 

Taking the Lead

Four Baylor alumni were named presidents of American universities during a five-week stretch this spring.


Baylor Class Notes from 1940 through 2020s.

Family & Friends

Updates on Baylor Family and Friends.

Bear Cub Corner
In Memoriam
Fountains, Namesakes and Rockets

Baylor’s Campus has welcomed a number of architectural styles through the years, starting and ending with the red bricks and familiar steeples of Old Main.