Dr. Lawrence M. Schall is president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and has earned doctoral degrees in law and education from the University of Pennsylvania.
Early in his career, Schall practiced civil rights law in Philadelphia. He currently serves on the boards of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), the Lovett School, and is Chair of the Board of The East Lake Foundation. Dr. Schall was the author of an open letter by College Presidents for Gun Safety, signed by over 300 college and university presidents.