Portrait of President Timothy Law Snyder

President Timothy Law Snyder

President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., began his term as LMU’s 16th president on June 1, 2015 and was inaugurated on October 6, 2015. He has held four leadership positions at Jesuit universities and has four decades experience as a teacher and a scholar with a deep commitment to Ignatian education.

About President Snyder

News & Announcements

President Snyder speaks about Gen Z at SXSW

President Snyder at SXSW 2023

President Snyder extolled the virtues of Gen Z – what he calls the “Solidarity Generation” – in a solo presentation at SXSW. The presentation was part of the university’s brand and visibility initiatives that aim to extend our reach beyond the bluff through national thought leadership engagements. Listen to the full talk, “In Students We Trust: The Solidarity Generation."

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Two women at commencement

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at LMU actively cultivates an anti-racist institutional climate that supports inclusive excellence and fights systemic oppression.

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Strategic Plan 2021-2026

"Creating the World We Want to Live In" is LMU's strategic plan for the period 2021-26. Following an 18-month process of community deliberation, the final text of the plan was recommended by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, approved by President Snyder, and formally adopted by the Board of Trustees.

Learn more about the strategic plan