The Baylor Alumni Association’s (BAA) board of directors has passed a resolution emphasizing the importance of editorial independence for the Baylor Line magazine and instructing its negotiators to honor that goal in developing the license agreement for the Baylor Line Corporation, in conjunction with the proposed Transition Agreement.
The agreement is up for a member vote on September 7.
The resolution was first presented at the end of the director meeting on Saturday, August 17, and circulated for signatures after the meeting, in accordance with a provision for informal action in the BAA bylaws.
The text, which is below, was approved by a majority of the members of the board of directors.
Baylor Alumni Association
Board of Directors
August 17, 2013
Proposed Informal Action by Directors ‐‐ Pursuant to Article IV, section 12 of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Baylor Alumni Association: Any action required by law to be taken at a meeting of Directors, or any action which may be taken at a meeting of Directors, may be taken without a meeting if a consent in writing, setting for the action so taken, shall be signed by a majority of directors.
RESOLVED: That the Baylor Alumni Association Board of Directors instruct our representatives who are negotiating the terms of the Baylor Line Corporation’s license to insist on complete and total editorial independence of the Baylor Line, and to work toward the creation of a new covenant relationship with the University.