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Jul 2

The Plan to Reopen Campus

Roaring Return

Lindenwood University has implemented a phased return to campus and will begin the fall semester as scheduled on August 24. Lindenwood personnel and offices continue to be available for business by telephone and email. Please visit www.lindenwood.edu/roaring-return/ for continued updates and information about health and safety policies.

President

John R. PorterDr. John R. Porter

President

Dr. John R. Porter is Lindenwood University’s 23rd president, a role he assumed in July 1, 2019. Porter worked for 33 years for IBM, the last 15 in senior management, and has also served as a board member in higher education and as an adjunct instructor and visiting professor.

Immediately prior to starting his current role, he served as vice president of services for a premier IBM Business Partner--Gulf Business Machines in Dubai. He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Evangel University, from which he holds a bachelor’s degree, and also has experience as a university fundraiser. He has an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and has earned a Doctor of Education degree from Johns Hopkins University.

During his professional career, Porter has worked in numerous locations in the United States, as well as in South Africa and Dubai. Porter and his wife, Beverly, have three adult children, all of whom live in the Kansas City area.

 


Contact the President's Office

Nicole Sullivan
Executive Assistant
nsullivan@lindenwood.edu
(636) 949-4900

President's Office
Lindenwood University
Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC)
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301

Administrative Office
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(636) 949-4900

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

REAL EXPERIENCE. REAL SUCCESS. Enhancing lives through quality education and professional preparatory experiences.

Mission Statement

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301