Dr Jimmy Simmons President

Dr. Jimmy Simmons - President

Jimmy Simmons HeadshotPreviously the president of Lamar University, Dr. Jimmy Simmons resigned his position in 2013 to return to the Lamar faculty as a music instructor. Simmons is widely regarded as one of the most successful presidents in the university's history, winning numerous awards for his successful administration. During his tenure as president, Simmons led efforts on multiple fronts to strengthen higher education opportunities in the region. A graduate of Beaumont High School, Simmons has well established ties to the community.