Generations of leaders have shaped the Lehigh legacy. Today's leadership continues the university's mission to advance learning by integrating teaching, research and service for future generations of Lehigh scholars.
Lehigh University's Board of Trustees has the overall legal authority and responsibility for establishing policy and policy-making procedures for the University.
John D. Simon was appointed Lehigh's 14th president on Oct. 17, 2014. Simon, formerly executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, assumed the Presidency on July 1, 2015.
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Patrick V. Farrell joined Lehigh as provost and vice president for academic affairs on July 24, 2009, and serves as the university's chief academic officer.
Lehigh University is guided by leadership of the University's colleges, departments and offices.