Biography

Academic Affiliation
Rice University

Biography
Mr. Bailar is an Emeritus Professor at Rice University, where he served in the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Administration, from 1997 to 2001, and also from September 1, 1987 to June 1997.

Mr. Bailar has an extensive background in finance and management and from 1975 to 1978 he served as Postmaster General of the United States. While with the United States Postal Service (USPS), his major responsibility was to ensure that the semi-independent government corporation could support itself on revenues from mail users. In addition to the USPS, Mr. Bailar has worked for the Continental Oil Company, American Can Company, and U.S. Gypsum and he has served on the boards of a number of corporations, banks, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations.