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  • Baylor's first woman pres. guided by faith commitment

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 (one year ago)

    WACO, Texas (BP) -- Linda Livingstone, the first ever female president of Baylor University, points to her faith as a deciding factor in her acceptance of the job at the world's largest Baptist university.

    "My personal faith commitment and my commitment to Jesus Christ was really important in this process," Livingstone, a former Baylor faculty member and dean, said in an April 18 telephone interview on local ABC affiliate KXXV-TV. "My family and I spent a lot of time and prayer and reflection as we looked at this opportunity as it played out, and it certainly was important in that." Read More