In Memoriam: Mary Alice Booras, 1930-2018

Mary Alice Booras, associate professor emerita of communications studies at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, died on July 4. She was 87 years old.

A native of Dothan, Alabama, Booras grew up in Auburn, Alabama, and graduated from Auburn University. There she was the first woman member of the Lambda Epsilon Chi Pre-Law Honor Fraternity.

After earning a master’s degree at the University of Alabama, Booras joined the faculty at Baylor University in 1956. She taught in the communications studies department at Baylor for 39 years. From 1956 to 1970 she served as assistant director of forensics at Baylor.

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