Reverend Robert L. Gilbert
Rev. Robert L. Gilbert — an influential educator, pastor and civil rights leader in the Waco area — graduated from Baylor in 1967 with a B.A. in religion. In 1970, he became the first African-American to enroll in Baylor’s graduate program in the department of religion.
The portrait was painted by Chenxi Gao, a BFA in studio arts graduate from Baylor.