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Baylor University, Baylor Line Foundation Announce Slate of Alumni-Elected Regent Candidates

*NOTE: This story has been updated with the dates of the voting period, which is April 29 through May 9.


WACO, Texas (March 6, 2019) – Baylor University, in conjunction with the Baylor Line Foundation (BLF), has announced the slate of alumni-elected Regent candidates presented for election this spring.

The candidates are:

  • Susan (Suzii) Youngblood Paynter, B.A. (English) ’72, Austin, Texas
  • David M. Slover, B.A. (History) ’86, M.B.A. ’89, Dallas, Texas
  • Lindsey Davis Stover, B.A. (Speech Communication/Political Science) ’99, M.P.P. (Public Policy & Administration) ’02, McLean, Virginia

More information about the candidates will be provided to alumni in the spring issue of Baylor Magazine, on the Baylor website at and the BLF website at and through the University’s social media channels. Credentials for voting will be provided to all degree-holding alumni of the University by mail and/or email in advance of the voting period. *The election will be conducted by an independent third party from April 29 through May 9.

The candidate receiving the most votes will serve a three-year term on the Baylor Board of Regents.

The candidates, whose nominations were supported by the signatures of at least 50 other Baylor graduates or who were nominated by official advisory and advocacy boards and groups associated with the University, were considered by a nominating committee. The committee was comprised of two sitting alumni-elected Regents not up for re-election and two other Regents.

A full list of guidelines for the election can be found here:


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.


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