Gift of $200 million is Baylor's largest ever

Donation to benefit school of social work
Baylor University has announced the largest gift in the Baptist school’s history—an estate provision estimated at $200 million from an anonymous donor. Much of the gift will benefit the Baylor School of Social Work.

The announcement came less than three weeks after the school’s board of regents announced it had selected former Whitewater special prosecutor and current Pepperdine University Law School dean Kenneth Starr to be the next Baylor president. However, there is no indication that Starr’s selection—controversial among Baylor alumni and supporters—had anything to do with the donation.


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