Alice P. Gast, President
Welcome to Lehigh University
At Lehigh University we are firmly rooted in our mission of teaching, research and service. We prepare students to become leaders through outstanding teaching by internationally recognized faculty. We perform groundbreaking research and we keep the needs and challenges of our society at the heart of everything we do.
As a result, Lehigh students enjoy a rich academic experience that embraces new ways of thinking, welcomes diverse perspectives, and encourages students to explore and understand the world around them. This intellectual curiosity thrives in a supportive campus culture where the Lehigh community learns, works and lives together.
We are implementing a comprehensive strategic plan that will further Lehigh’s role in society. This plan demonstrates our commitment to pursuing research that addresses global needs, providing undergraduate and graduate students with a distinctive learning experience, strengthening our engagement with our community, and investing in the outstanding faculty and staff that make Lehigh excel.