The Big Bang Theory Wiki

President Linda Hagemeyer is the president of East Texas Tech.


She was introduced when she invited Sheldon Cooper and his father George Cooper Sr. to meet up with a wealthy benefactor. They meet at a fancy restaurant where they let the donor and Sheldon talk. After a bit of discussion, Sheldon is fed up with the donor's comments and tells him that he is not a real scientist and everyone wants his money. She tries to make up for the moment with this direct comment. It turns out that the donor appreciated the honest comment and gave a massive check to the university. She sent a chair to Sheldon and excellent seats to a game with the Texan Oilers. (Crappy Frozen Ice Cream and an Organ Grinder's Monkey)

One day, she receives a call from Sheldon about class. He wants Dr. Linkletter to do a phone lecture at home because he is trying to avoid traveling in motor vehicles. President Hagemeyer calls home later to make sure the class with Dr. Linkletter went well. Sheldon also asks her to install a second phone line in his room. She says yes. President Hagemyer later calls back to the Cooper house to ask if the Strawberry Quik arrive. Mary answers it did and says she didn't want President Hagemeyer to give Sheldon everything he wants because she wants to be a functioning adult when he grew up. But President Hagemeyer says it's her job to improve the university. (The Geezer Bus and a New Model for Education)

One day, she has Sheldon in her office to tell him something. She wasn't happy with the raised profile that Sheldon brought so she wants him to help recruit Paige Swanson. His response tells her that he had some history, and she encourages him to try. Sheldon is very hostile to it but is surprised at the lack of self-awareness. Next time, Paige and her mother are in her office and Sheldon is coerced to show her around campus. (A Second Prodigy and the Hottest Tips for Pouty Lips)

After John Sturgis quit, Sheldon comes to her office. He begs her and manipulates her ego. She ends up calling John Sturgis to offer him a new job, but he refuses. (A Black Hole)

When Sheldon took on engineering courses, he became a student of Professor Boucher, who made it hard for Sheldon. He came to complain to her. She had to call Professor Boucher to her office, where she had to explain to him that Sheldon is one of the shining stars of the college, and the university has to make him happy. She wants him to do something about it, and tries to pull rank, but is reminded that he has tenure. After Professor Boucher locks the door on Sheldon, he complains again but decides to ask him to come in and explain what his face was like; this makes her laugh. (An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel)

She was asked about the university cutting science curriculums. She promises Sheldon to do something as long as he brings a report. He does and presents it but says it is out of her hands as the “Grand Chancellor” is the final boss. Later, he realizes it was a lie and confronts her after she hangs up the phone. Sheldon throws a tantrum, to her confusion. (The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin)

When President Hagemeyer was walking to her office, she spots Sheldon sitting there. She tried to back away, but he smelled her perfume. She asked him what was wrong, and replied that there is a four-hour gap in his schedule. She told him to hang out at the cafeteria, go to the library and take a nap, but he said no to all of them. He said a rest might be refreshing and asked her what lumbar support the couch had. She said that's it, and lead him to the dorm. She gave Sheldon a single. (An Expensive Glitch and a Goof-Off Room)

When Sheldon goes on spring break, she was asked if she can go with him to Texarkana-Con. She says no. (A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance)

Dr. Linkletter, Dr. Sturgis and Sheldon complain to President Hagemeyer about each other. Later, she is fed up with the conflict so she brings in someone else to do better. In the end, Dr. Carol Lee comes to President Hagemeyer's office; they drink and bond over being women in power in their respective jobs. (A Free Scratcher and Feminine Wiles)

John Sturgis and Grant Linkletter had asked her to go on a trip to a Super Telescope in the Davis Mountains. She convinces them to take Sheldon along. (A Lobster, an Armadillo and a Way Bigger Number)

George Sr. meets with President Hagemeyer because he needed a backup if he is fired from his current job at Medford High School. She tells him the university no longer has a football team because the university is science-focused. The stadium is still used by the soccer team. She suggests he go to Texas A&M and he says he will try for the Cowboy. She tells him to reach for the stars. (A Suitcase Full of Cash and a Yellow Clown Car)

Sheldon talks to Hagemeyer

Sheldon talking to President Hagemeyer about the situation at home.

Sheldon came to her office to talk about the family situation involving Georgie getting Mandy pregnant, Missy punching a boy in Sunday school, and his parents fighting impacting his studies with her, to which she doesn't seem to care. Later, she called the Cooper house to make sure the situation is okay, until she became critical of Mary's parenting style reminding her that Sheldon is an asset to the university's funding and that they will no longer invest in him if his grades slip. (White Trash, Holy Rollers and Punching People)

Sheldon went to talk to Dr. Linkletter about puberty, but he wanted to avoid litigation. (A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future)

Sheldon came to sleep outside her office one day. She asks what he wants now. He wants to become a resident advisor, and she gives the rank to him before he lists the reasons; he still reads the reasons to her disappointment. (A Resident Advisor and the Word 'Sketchy')

Sheldon came to her office to tell her about his new system. She says she could charge an access fee to every university on the planet, so she could retire on a yacht in the Bahamas. (A Tougher Nut and a Note on File)

She had a meeting with Mary and George about the new system, where she wanted them to sign a contract. In it was a clause where she via the university owned 90% of it and Sheldon owned 10%. Later on, she was talking to Ken, the university lawyer about it when Grant Linkletter comes in wanting to get a cut of it. She finds Sheldon outside and gets him to agree to her terms by proposing to rename a science science after him. In a subsequent meeting, the discussions collapsed as Sheldon wanted some peace. (Legalese and a Whole Hoo-Ha)

Hagemeyer was asked by Sheldon to grant access to a telescope. She grants the request, but only with the acceptance of a faculty advisor. (Little Green Men and a Fella's Marriage Proposal)

She will return in "A Fancy Article and a Scholarship for a Baby".


  • Her brother is an environmental activist.


v · e · d
Young Sheldon Characters
Main Characters Main Sheldon Cooper  ‧  Mary Cooper  ‧  George Cooper Sr.  ‧  George Cooper Jr.  ‧  Missy Cooper  ‧  Meemaw  ‧  Jeff Difford  ‧  Billy Sparks  ‧  Amanda McAllister
Recurring and Minor Characters John Sturgis  ‧ Tam Nguyen  ‧  Paige Swanson  ‧  Veronica Duncan  ‧  Brenda Sparks  ‧  Herschel Sparks  ‧  Victoria McElroy  ‧  Evelyn Ingram  ‧  Wayne Wilkins  ‧  Hubert Givens  ‧  Sheryl Hutchins  ‧  Gene Lundy  ‧  Tom Petersen  ‧  Le Nguyen  ‧  Trang Nguyen  ‧  Mai Nguyen  ‧  Kim-Ly Nguyen   ‧  Barry Swanson  ‧  Linda Swanson  ‧  Erica Swanson  ‧  Dale Ballard  ‧  Selena  ‧  Robin Difford  ‧  Jana  ‧  Marcus Larson  ‧  June  ‧  Grant Linkletter  ‧ Linda Hagemeyer  ‧ Pat  ‧ Professor Boucher  ‧ Jim McAllister  ‧ Audrey McAllister  ‧ Amber