Alumni Podcasts

Alumni-oriented content.

Recent Podcasts

  • Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Laurie Speed Dalton ’86

    Laurie Speed Dalton ’86 delivers the keynote address at the annual Scholarship Dinner.

    Recorded: Fri, 24 February 2017
  • Rusty Hardin ’60

    Attorney

    Rusty Hardin has represented and won favorable verdicts for athletes such as Rudy Tomjanovich, Warren Moon, Wade Boggs, Rafer Alston, Scottie Pippen, Steve Francis, and Calvin Murphy. A former client is Roger Clemens

    Recorded: Mon, 14 November 2016
  • Headmaster's Awards & Memorial Chapel Service

    Scott Wilson ‘75, Baylor Alums, Guests

    Headmaster Scott Wilson ‘75 and others present awards and remembrances during Alumni Weekend 2016.

    Recorded: Sun, 2 October 2016
  • Opening Chapel 2016

    Scott Wilson ’75, Headmaster

    Baylor’s Headmaster Scott Wilson ’75 addresses the student body during the first chapel of 2016.

    Recorded: Mon, 22 August 2016
  • Herb Barks ’51

    100 Years on the Hill Gala, Keynote

    Baylor’s with Headmaster Dr. Herbert B. Barks ’51 delivers the keynote address at the 100 years on the hill gala event.

    Recorded: Fri, 6 May 2016
  • Mandy Pifer ’93

    CEO, Founder, Sustainable Giving Associates

    Mandy Pifer enjoys working with underserved and disenfranchised children and youth. She also specializes in trauma counseling, including immediate response as well as post-trauma counseling. Her boyfriend Shannon Johnson who was one of 14 people killed in the San Bernardino shooting.

    Recorded: Tue, 3 May 2016
  • Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Sam Holmes ’83

    Sam Holmes ’83 delivers the keynote address at the annual Scholarship Dinner.

    Recorded: Fri, 15 January 2016
  • Holiday Choir Concert

    6th, 7th-8th, Upper School and Faculty Choirs

    The Baylor School Choirs perform a selection of holiday music in an evening performance in chapel under the direction of Vic Oakes.

    Recorded: Wed, 16 December 2015
  • Kevin S. Crutchfield

    Chairman and CEO, Alpha Natural Resources

    Baylor parent Kevin S. Crutchfield speaks about privilege, people, and priorities in chapel.

    Recorded: Mon, 2 November 2015
  • Conrow Miller Award

    David Padilla

    Head of Upper School and English teacher David Padilla receives the 2015 Conrow Miller Award.

    Recorded: Mon, 26 October 2015
  • Headmaster's Awards & Memorial Chapel Service

    Scott Wilson ‘75, Baylor Alums, Guests

    Headmaster Scott Wilson ‘75 and others present awards and remembrances during Alumni Weekend 2015.

    Recorded: Sun, 4 October 2015
  • Spirit Week Chapel

    Physicist Alexander Von Nastrin

    Spirit Week kicks off with a special chapel featuring physicist Alexander Von Nastrin speaking on what constitutes matter and reality in our universe.

    Recorded: Mon, 28 September 2015
  • Dr. Herb Barks ’51

    Baylor's 5th Headmaster

    Baylor’s 5th Headmaster Dr. Herb Barks ’51 delivers an inspiring message in chapel.

    Recorded: Mon, 31 August 2015
  • Alan Shuptrine ’81

    Artist

    Baylor Alum Alan Shuptrine ’81 speaks in chapel about his work and the value of his Baylor education.

    Recorded: Mon, 4 May 2015
  • Cushman Lecture Series: Kittisaro (Randy Weinberg '70)

    100 Years on the Hill Celebration - Keynote

    The Cushman Lecture Series: Kittisaro (Rany Weinberg '70) delivers a keynote address beginning a year-long "100 Years on the Hill" celebration.

    Recorded: Mon, 20 April 2015
  • Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Claire Cassady ’07

    Claire Cassady ’07 presents the keynote address at the annual Scholarship Dinner.

    Recorded: Thu, 15 January 2015
  • Headmaster's Awards & Memorial Chapel Service

    Scott Wilson ‘75, Baylor Alums, Guests

    Headmaster Scott Wilson ‘75 and others present awards and remembrances during Alumni Weekend 2014.

    Recorded: Sun, 5 October 2014
  • Herb Barks ’51

    Heritage Society Spring Dinner

    Former Headmaster Herb Barks ’51 speaks at the 2014 Heritage Society Spring Dinner.

    Recorded: Thu, 8 May 2014
  • Shaw Wilson '84

    Upper School Head

    Shaw Wilson ’84 reflects on developing character and identity and includes several spot-on impersonations of Baylor faculty and staff.

    Recorded: Mon, 28 April 2014
  • Arthur Golden ’74, Best-Selling Author

    Cushman Lecture Series

    Baylor graduate Arthur Golden ’74, who wrote the widely acclaimed novel Memoirs of a Geisha, returned to his alma mater on April 14 as a keynote speaker for the school's Cushman Guest Lecture Series

    Recorded: Mon, 14 April 2014
  • Callie Taintor Wiser ‘98

    Emmy-nominated Producer

    Callie Taintor Wiser ‘98 was the producer for the Emmy-nominated The Amish, which premiered on PBS’s American Experience in 2012.

    Recorded: Mon, 7 April 2014
  • Bill Dedman '78

    Investigative Reporter, Writer, Pulitzer Prize Winner

    Bill Dedman '78 was awarded the 1989 Pulitzer Prize while working as an investigative reporter at the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

    Recorded: Mon, 10 March 2014
  • Andy Berke '86

    Mayor of Chattanooga

    Baylor Alum Andy Berke '86 was elected to serve as Mayor of Chattanooga on March 5, 2013, winning over 70% of the electoral vote.

    Recorded: Mon, 27 January 2014
  • Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Sandy Weinberg ’68

    Sandy Weinberg ’68 presents the keynote address at the annual Scholarship Dinner.

    Recorded: Thu, 16 January 2014
  • Headmaster's Awards & Memorial Chapel Service

    Scott Wilson ‘75, Baylor Alums, Guests

    Headmaster Scott Wilson ‘75 and others present awards and remembrances during Alumni Weekend 2013.

    Recorded: Sun, 6 October 2013
  • Tiger Walk Before the Big Game

    Baylor Red Raiders Past & Present

    Baylor alums join current Baylor Red Raiders in the traditional tiger walk before the Baylor / Mcallie football game.

    Recorded: Fri, 4 October 2013
  • Honoring the Land & Traditions of Baylor

    Dr. Herb Barks ‘51

    Dr. Herb Barks ’51 speaks at chapel telling stories and reflecting on the history and many dimensions of life at Baylor.

    Recorded: Mon, 9 September 2013
  • Start-of-School Chapel

    Headmaster Scott Wilson '75

    Headmaster Scott Wilson '75 addresses students during the first chapel of the 2013-14 school year.

    Recorded: Mon, 26 August 2013
  • History Department Lecture Series

    Nate Rawlings '00

    Nate Rawlings '00 shares his experience as a soldier and a journalist in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Recorded: Thu, 9 May 2013
  • Opera Performance

    Oliver Henderson '94, Abigail Mitchell, Baylor Students

    The Baylor School Fine Arts Department present Oliver Henderson '94, (tenor) and Abigail Mitchell, (soprano), perform selections from Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance

    Recorded: Mon, 15 April 2013
  • 6 Weeks of Conversation

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Conversation 6: The stress and burden of teaching or leading in a culture that often doesn’t appreciate our profession or adequately reward our work.

    Recorded: Mon, 18 March 2013
  • 6 Weeks of Conversation

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Conversation 5: Teachable moments. (Moments when everything goes wrong.)

    Recorded: Mon, 11 March 2013
  • 6 Weeks of Conversation

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Conversation 4: The loss of the place of wonder in education. How do we move from giving information to creating an experience.

    Recorded: Mon, 4 March 2013
  • 6 Weeks of Conversation

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Conversation 2: Assumptions we make that strangle us.

    Recorded: Wed, 20 February 2013
  • 6 Weeks of Conversation

    with Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Conversation 1 How do we work backwards from the daunting challenge of the future to create a vision of re-imagining what and how we teach?

    Recorded: Mon, 11 February 2013
  • Bill Cushman '59

    Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Long-time faculty member (now retired) Bill Cushman '59, was the keynote speaker at Baylor's annual scholarship dinner.

    Recorded: Mon, 4 February 2013
  • Schaack Van Deusen Faculty Chair Announcement

    Scott Wilson '75, Shaack Van Deusen '61

    The establishment of the Schaack Van Deusen '61 Faculty Chair was announced today in assembly.

    Recorded: Fri, 9 November 2012
  • Conrow Miller Award

    Jaimi Melton '94, Bett Adams '02, Heather Ott

    Bett Adams '02 announced that Baylor’s class of 2002 selected English instructor Heather Ott as the winner of the 2012 Conrow Miller Award.

    Recorded: Fri, 26 October 2012
  • Lauren Templeton '94

    President, Lauren Templeton Global Management

    Baylor Alum Lauren Templeton '94 speaks to students about noble purpose.

    Recorded: Mon, 22 October 2012
  • Alumni Weekend Chapel

    Alums, Faculty, Choir & Guests

    The Baylor community gathered during alumni weekend to honor and celebrate the lives and contributions of several Baylor alums and faculty members.

    Recorded: Sun, 23 September 2012
  • Start of School Address

    Dr. Herb Barks ‘51

    Dr. Herb Barks ’51 speaks at chapel reflecting on "three things Baylor taught me".

    Recorded: Mon, 10 September 2012
  • Schaack Van Deusen

    Senior Lunch, Class of 2012

    The annual senior luncheon with keynote address by Theater Director, Shaack Van Deusen.

    Recorded: Mon, 21 May 2012
  • Zan Guerry '67

    CEO, Chattem Inc.

    Zan Guerry ’67, CEO of Chattem, Inc. and former Chairman of Baylor's Board speaks to students in chapel.

    Recorded: Mon, 23 April 2012
  • Zan Guerry Tennis Center Dedication

    Scott Wilson, Zan Guerry, Special Guests

    Parents, alumni, and friends of Baylor attended the dedication of an expansive new tennis center in honor of Zan Guerry ’67.

    Recorded: Sat, 31 March 2012
  • Todd Etter '86

    Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Todd Etter '86, who is one of the founding employees and partner of the non-traditional investment advice company known as the Motley Fool was the keynote speaker at Baylor's annual scholarship dinner

    Recorded: Tue, 21 February 2012
  • Mid-Winter Nights Blast

    The Nighthawks

    The 10th annual Midwinter Night's Blast community service fundraiser featuring the faculty and student band, the Nighthawks.

    Recorded: Tue, 31 January 2012
  • Verve 20th Year Concert

    Verve Dancers past & present

    Verve' has come of age! This important concert dance company and Baylor fine arts program has inspired audiences and dancers for 20 years.

    Recorded: Sat, 28 January 2012
  • MLK Day Panel Discussion

    Dr. Herb Barks '51, Alexis Guerry Bogo '89, Kelly Reisman Drayer '89, Charl

    Baylor students attending a special MLK Day panel discussion Monday learned about the school's efforts to create a more diverse community

    Recorded: Mon, 16 January 2012
  • Bill Cushman '59

    Former Faculty Member

    Bill Cushman '59 visited Baylor and spoke at Chapel about the value of tradition and community at Baylor.

    Recorded: Mon, 9 January 2012
  • Pep Rally for the Big Game

    Students, Faculty, Staff

    The Baylor community gathered for a pep rally in advance of the state championship football game taking place later in the day.

    Recorded: Thu, 1 December 2011
  • Dr. John Miller Memorial

    Family, Friends, Colleagues

    The Baylor community gathered to honor the contributions and life of long-term faculty member Dr. John "Doc" Miller.

    Recorded: Sun, 20 November 2011
  • Hedges Library Dedication

    Scott Wilson, Jim Stover, Herb Barks, Guests

    The Baylor community celebrates the dedication of the newly renovated Hedges Library including the Bruce C. High III Resource Center.

    Recorded: Thu, 17 November 2011
  • Seth Carico '00

    Opera Singer

    Bass-baritone performer Seth Carico returned home from the Deutsche Opera Berlin where he is performing in Verdi’s “Don Carlo” and Puccini’s “Tosca” to give a recital at Baylor.

    Recorded: Mon, 7 November 2011
  • Senior Luncheon 2011

    Larry Roberts '65, Keynote

    The annual senior luncheon with keynote address by Science Instructor, Larry Roberts.

    Recorded: Mon, 23 May 2011
  • Betsy Barks Cox

    Writer, Teacher

    Betsy Barks Cox, who will be inducted this year into the Fellowship of Southern Writers speaks at a special assembly.

    Recorded: Wed, 13 April 2011
  • The Von D. Oehmig Sports Performance Center Dedication

    School Officials, Donors, Guests

    The Von D. Oehmig Sports Performance Center was officially dedicated on March 11.

    Recorded: Wed, 16 March 2011
  • Nate Rawlings '00

    Scholarship Dinner Keynote

    Captain Nate Rawlings ’00 was the keynote speaker at Baylor’s annual scholarship dinner on February 24.

    Recorded: Thu, 24 February 2011
  • Snow, Sledding on Campus

    Students, Faculty, Staff & Families

    Chattanooga experienced a snowstorm phenomenon the week of January 10, 2011 and the Baylor campus community wasted no time in getting out for some sledding and winter weather fun!

    Recorded: Mon, 10 January 2011
  • Legacy Panel Discussion

    Scott Wilson '75 and Alumni

    Headmaster Scott Wilson '75 facilitated a panel discussion during Alumni Weekend that focused on the importance of legacy families to Baylor.

    Recorded: Sat, 2 October 2010
  • Start of School Address

    Dr. Herb Barks ‘51

    Dr. Herb Barks ’51 speaks at chapel about the true nature of intelligence.

    Recorded: Mon, 30 August 2010
  • Convocation Keynote Address

    Perry Key

    Baylor alum and science instructor Perry Key gave the keynote address speaking to the value of exploration in the educational process.

    Recorded: Wed, 25 August 2010
  • Oliver Henderson ‘94

    Singer, Actor

    Oliver Henderson ’94 is critically acclaimed for his “perfect comic timing” and is accomplished not only as a comic singer/actor but also in romantic operatic leads. Oliver shares his talent with students and faculty in chapel.

    Recorded: Mon, 19 April 2010
  • Dr. Chris Moore ’68

    Emergency Medicine Residency in Haiti

    Dr. Chris Moore ’68 delivered a Chapel talk to students about his experiences working with victims of the Haiti earthquake.

    Recorded: Mon, 12 April 2010
  • Michael Golden ’67

    Vice Chairman of the New York Times Company

    Michael Golden ’67, Vice Chairman of the New York Times Company speaks at Baylor’s annual scholarship dinner.

    Recorded: Thu, 18 March 2010
  • Alumni Awards Banquet

    Honorees & Guests

    Baylor honored 14 individuals at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet as part of the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities.

    Recorded: Sat, 3 October 2009
  • A Challenge to the Class of 2010

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Former headmaster Dr. Herb Barks '51 addresses the Class of 2010.

    Recorded: Mon, 31 August 2009
  • Annual FUN Video

    Baylor Students, Parents & Alums

    Baylor parents and students had a little fun this summer participating in a video for this year's Annual Fund. Check it out.

    Recorded: Thu, 27 August 2009
  • Floyd Celepino

    Senior Luncheon Keynote

    Veteran Latin instructor Floyd Celapino muses on linoleum and the difference between life and living at the class of 2009 luncheon.

    Recorded: Mon, 18 May 2009
  • Harrison Hall Dedication

    School Officials & Guests

    School officials cut the ribbon for Baylor's new Harrison Hall dormitory.

    Recorded: Fri, 8 May 2009
  • Scott Wilson '75

    Incoming Headmaster

    In his keynote Chapel address to Baylor students, faculty, and staff, Scott Wilson '75 looks back to his days as a student

    Recorded: Mon, 27 April 2009
  • Lauren Templeton '94

    Principal, Lauren Templeton Capital Management

    Recorded: Tue, 21 April 2009
  • A Challenge to the Class of 2009

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Baylor’s third headmaster, Dr. Herb Barks speaks to the class of 2009.

    Recorded: Mon, 25 August 2008
  • Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Former Headmaster

    Former Headmaster Dr. Herb Barks '51, keynotes our Scholarship Dinner

    Recorded: Tue, 15 April 2008
  • Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Former Headmaster

    Dr. Herb Barks '51 addressed Baylor students in chapel about the essence of Baylor.

    Recorded: Mon, 27 August 2007
  • Bill Cushman

    Keynote Address

    Parting Words: Bill Cushman '59 retires after 50 years at Baylor - 44 years of teaching and six years as a student.

    Recorded: Mon, 21 May 2007
  • Barry Moser '58

    Artist, Printmaker and Illustrator

    Barry Moser '58 is a renowned artist, printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature.

    Recorded: Fri, 13 April 2007
  • Barry Moser '58

    Artist, Printmaker and Illustrator

    On being an artist.

    Recorded: Fri, 13 April 2007
  • Jamy Wheless '82

    Digital Animator, Industrial Light & Magic

    Jamy has created digital characters for several recent blockbusters including Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Chronicles of Narnia.

    Recorded: Fri, 20 October 2006
  • Barry Moser '58

    Artist, Printmaker and Illustrator

    Barry Moser '58 is a renowned artist, printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature.

    Recorded: Wed, 10 May 2006
  • Wilson Cooper '55

    Keynote Speaker

    Baylor Alum Wilson Cooper speaks during a special evening recognizing and celebrating those students who are currently recipients of our many special scholarships.

    Recorded: Wed, 19 April 2006
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Doug Moser

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Gordon Street '56

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Dr. Herb Barks '51

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Sue Ramsey

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Tracy Hackney '89

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Special Guests

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Alexis Guerry Bogo '89

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Coeducation Celebration

    Ashley Randolph McMahon '88

    Celebrating 20 years of Co-education at Baylor

    Recorded: Fri, 11 November 2005
  • Arthur Golden '74

    Author

    Arthur Golden’s highly acclaimed novel, Memoirs of a Geisha, was on the New York Times best-seller list for more than a year. A movie based on the book debuted in December 2005.

    Recorded: Wed, 5 October 2005
  • Coleman Barks '55

    Poet, Translator

    Coleman Barks is a renowned poet and the bestselling author of The Essential Rumi, The Soul of Rumi, and Rumi: The Book of Love.

    Recorded: Wed, 5 October 2005
  • Randy Weinberg '70

    Rhodes Scholar, Buddhist Monk

    Randy Weinberg, state wrestling champion, class valedictorian, and a Rhodes Scholar.

    Recorded: Mon, 26 September 2005