Lindenwood President Porter

John R. Porter will be the 23rd president at Lindenwood University.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. ( – A new president has been announced at Lindenwood University.

The St. Charles university announced Wednesday that John R. Porter would be their 23rd president. He will begin his tenure on July 1, 2019.

Porter takes over after Dr. Michael Shonrock was terminated as president in February. He had been in the position since 2015.

The announcement comes less than a month after Lindenwood University announced all undergraduate classes would be moved from Belleville to the St. Charles campus.   

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