President Laurie A. Carter
A strategic and dedicated leader in higher education, President Laurie A. Carter joined the Lawrence community in July 2021 as the university’s 17th president.
The President’s Cabinet supports President Carter to ensure that the university meets its mission, pursues its strategic goals, and ensures the well-being of the university and its community. Cabinet members represent all areas of the institution.
Board of Trustees
Lawrence’s Board supports the development of university strategic initiatives and priorities, and ensures the fiscal and operational health of the university through management of the institution's investments and oversight of its finances.
Veritas Est Lux
Lawrence’s strategic plan, Veritas Est Lux, will have direct and lasting impact on five key areas: curriculum, community, student success, affordability, and resources.