Terry Commander, Board of Contributors: Do Baylor regents realize price of obstruction, defiance?

As Baylor University sits on the precipice of truly devastating consequences, its board of regents remains firm in not granting further clarity in the ongoing scandal that has gripped America and plagues the school and community around them. Amazingly, for all the talk by others of “going down with the ship,” regents seem almost determined to take Baylor with them into the abyss.

So this is how the wise captains of industry steer the course of Baylor? Happy New Year!

Recent developments could have severe, if not damning, results for regents. Serious implications are at stake when one considers that Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission accreditation is now on the line. Equally risky, major donors are leading angry alumni in calling for an independent investigation of the board’s mishandling of the scandal. And if that’s not enough, national news media are adding to the pressure — and adding to the stigma of seeming regent inaction and inflexibility.

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