Big 12 Board Meets with Baylor Leadership

Posted at 10:48 PM, Jul 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-19 23:48:45-04

Irving, Texas - The Big 12 Board of Directors today was given an update by Baylor representatives on the university’s investigation of sexual assaults on its campus. In response to the Board’s request for information, Baylor interim president David Garland, regent’s chairman Ronald Murff and David Harper, academic and student affairs committee chairman met with the Board for over two hours.

“The details provided today are a necessary step in helping the entire membership gain a better understanding of the past actions and how the university plans to deal with all the issues identified in the Pepper Hamilton findings.” said Big 12 Board of Directors chairman and University of Oklahoma president David Boren. “We were assured of the university’s commitment to keep the conference appraised going forward. My Board colleagues and I sincerely appreciate the leadership of interim president Garland during this period, and support his efforts for absolute compliance. We were pleased by the commitment made by their regent’s chairman, Mr. Murff, to support appropriate institutional control going forward, and to assure full Title IX compliance.”