Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar is the 11th president of the University of Lynchburg. She most recently served as provost and interim chancellor at Western Carolina University. She has held academic and leadership roles at private and public institutions at several locations in Europe and the United States. She and her husband, Dr. Robert Shetlar, officially joined the University of Lynchburg community in July 2020. Dr. Morrison-Shetlar took over as president on Aug. 1, 2020.