LMU President Timothy Law Snyder in front. of William H. Hannon Library

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

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Fall 2021 Convocation Address
November 16, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., delivered his Fall 2021 Convocation Address, "Realizing the 'Impossible'." 

Mid-Fall Updates
October 29, 2021

President Snyder shares his gratitude with the community for their engagement with the DEI VP search and the public hearing for the Master Plan Amendment. He also reminds faculty and staff to complete the climate survey, and he wishes all to have a safe and happy Halloween, feliz Día de los Muertos, and a blessed All Saints Day.


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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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