Home > Tom Snyder Biography

Thomas J. Snyder serves as president of Ivy Tech Community College, the largest institution of higher education in Indiana and the nation's largest singly-accredited statewide community college system.

President Thomas J. SnyderAppointed in 2007, President Snyder leads the strategic, academic and operational processes of Indiana's largest and fastest growing college, serving more than 200,000 students annually at 32 campuses and 100+ learning centers that provide a full-spectrum of educational resources, transfer credits, associate degrees, workforce assessments, training and professional certification.

President Barack Obama cited Ivy Tech in 2015 as "one of the best in the country," during an official visit to Ivy Tech's Indianapolis campus to outline his proposal for two-years of free community college for all Americans.  His town-hall meeting with leaders and students detailed the value and necessity for higher education and that community colleges serve as the best way to provide that pathway to success.

Snyder was also selected by President Obama to serve on a Roundtable on Affordability and Productivity in Higher Education at the White House in December 2011.

Read more