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President John D. Simon

2015

‘How will you choose your path?’
The Class of 2019 is officially inducted into the Lehigh community at the University Convocation. (8/24/2015)

New professional soccer team to call Goodman Stadium home
The newest franchise of the United Soccer League will begin play in March 2016.  (8/19/2015)

Celebrate Lehigh’s Sesquicentennial
Lehigh@150 will feature a weekend of festivities to celebrate the past, present and future of Lehigh.   (8/18/2015)

John D. Simon officially assumes presidency of Lehigh University
The former executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia is Lehigh’s 14th president. (7/1/2015)

Introducing Data X
New initiative will expand Lehigh’s capacities for teaching and research in computer and data science. (5/12/2015)

Introducing ‘Our Lehigh': Tell Us Your Story
President John Simon invites members of the Lehigh community to share stories on "Our Lehigh", a digital onboarding site. (3/19/2015)

Our Next President
John Simon has distinguished himself in academia with his world-class research, his thoughtful leadership and, perhaps most tellingly, his willingness to put the interests of others above his own. (2/26/2015)

2014

John D. Simon Named Lehigh’s 14th President
Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, takes office on July 1, 2015. (10/17/2014)

Presidential Appointment: Message from Brad Eric Scheler, Chair of the Board of Trustees
Scheler lauds John D. Simon as a distinguished leader in higher education. (10/17/2014)

Getting to Know John D. Simon: A Q&A with Lehigh’s 14th President
Simon answers questions on what drew him to Lehigh, his vision and his past experiences. (10/17/2014)