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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Protect the Pride
September 22, 2021

President Snyder reminds the LMU community that being for and with others requires that we care for each other with love, respect, and grace, and that for the foreseeable future wearing masks indoors is a way to exemplify our LMU mission and values.

Welcome Back, Lions!
September 1, 2021

President Snyder shares his enthusiasm for fall semester and his commitment to keeping our LMU community, safe, healthy, and informed while upholding our DEI priorities. For more information, read the letter here

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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.

Learn more about DEI

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