The university is governed by the board of trustees, led by university president Dr. Fred Whitt and directed by the president's cabinet, a group composed of academic and administrative vice presidents, deans, advisory faculty and staff.
As the 12th president of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Dr. Frederick (Fred) K. Whitt leads the university to provide a new level of excellence to the private higher education experience.
As the 12th president of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Dr. Frederick (Fred) K. Whitt leads the university and works to uphold LR's mission, core values and operations.View the President's Office
- President's Cabinet
The President's Cabinet is comprised of senior university administrators and advisory staff. The cabinet meets weekly and works with the president, trustees and academic leadership in an advisory role and oversees the operation of the university.
- Board of Trustees
The governing body of Lenoir-Rhyne University, the Board of Trustees, is responsible for upholding the mission and vision of the university.
- Board of Visitors
The Board of Visitors functions as an advisory arm of the board of trustees, serving as a source of information of potential institutional connections, providing support to advancement and identifying ways the university can be of service to the community.
The Lenoir-Rhyne University strategic plan, entitled Pivoting to a New Level of Excellence, is the result of a year-long process that engaged the entire Lenoir-Rhyne community and was enthusiastically endorsed by ou
The strategic plan aims to grow enrollment, improve retention and graduation rates, increase net revenue to invest in infrastructure, implement high impact practices, expand giving, enhance our story and more.View Our Strategic Plan