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Company Overview of Lehigh University
Lehigh University is an educational and research institution that offers graduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and professional degrees. The academic offerings include The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Education, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Arts and Sciences. It was founded in 1865 and is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Lehigh University has endowment assets worth $800 million.
27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3027
Founded in 1865
Key Executives for Lehigh University
Senior Research Scientist and Director of Entrepreneurship Program
Director of Athletics and Murray H. Goodman Dean of Athletics
Director of Technology Transfer Office
Vice President for Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Lehigh University Key Developments
Lehigh Announces $250 Million Investment to Shape University's Future
Oct 5 15
Lehigh University announced an investment of $250 million to shape the institution's future that will be focused in the areas of financial aid, teaching, global learning, research and student life. The funds will be used to: Assure that Lehigh's aid packages attract the best students to the university, regardless of their financial situation; Re-imagine the University Center, and address the university's aging physical plant, especially its laboratory and technical infrastructure; Deepen the university's commitment to the hallmarks of a Lehigh education, one that stresses innovation, integration, and entrepreneurship at all levels; and Globalize Lehigh's campus, to assure the university's graduates are educated about the world, acquiring the knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare them to lead in tackling the complex global issues of their generation.
Lehigh University Names John D. Simon as President
Oct 17 14
University of Virginia executive vice president and Provost John D. Simon has been named the next president of Lehigh University. Simon, who has served as the chief academic officer at U.Va. since 2011, will assume the new post on July 1. Prior to joining U.Va., Simon was the vice provost for academic affairs at Duke University, where he was responsible for overseeing Duke's strategic planning and for nurturing campus-wide academic initiatives to connect the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Prior to serving as vice provost, he chaired Duke's chemistry department for five years. He joined the Duke faculty in 1998 and a year later was named chair of the chemistry department. Previously, Simon spent 12 years working his way through the academic ranks at the University of California, San Diego.
Lehigh University Names Kevin Clayton as Interim President
Jul 10 14
Lehigh University has named Kevin Clayton as its interim president. Clayton is retiring as a principal and director of the global investment management firm Oaktree Capital
Management to take the position in August. Clayton, co-chairman of Lehigh's presidential search committee, will serve until a new president is selected, a process which is currently ongoing.
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