Kurt Pfitzer

Editor and Writer Emeritus (Retired January 2018)
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-3017

Kurt Pfitzer is associate editor of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin and one of the editors of the Lehigh’s news websites.

Pfitzer joined Lehigh’s staff in 1986 after working as a news reporter for several newspapers, including the Tucson Citizen, the Doylestown (Pa.) Daily Intelligencer and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He holds an M.A. in journalism from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s in piano performance from the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. He is also organist for St. Isidore’s Roman Catholic Church in Quakertown, Pa.

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A study assesses data from 85 developing nations from 2001-10.

Fifty alumni and nearly 200 students take part in the WSC’s tenth annual networking event.

Founder’s Day 2016 celebrates the achievements of Lehigh’s faculty and students.

Steven Sametz’s chamber choir headlines a global festival.

The author and TV host calls on America to make good on its promise.