Linda Harbrecht

Director, University Communications
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-4838

Linda Harbrecht is the Director of Communications in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. In addition to writing about major university initiatives, programs and events, she also serves on Lehigh’s Crisis Management Team and provides editorial and strategic marketing support to the Student Affairs division.

An award-winning former journalist and former editor of Lehigh’s Alumni Bulletin, she has written extensively about faculty research, the history of the university and has contributed to university research publications during her nearly 18 years at Lehigh.

She will replace Henry Zheng, who stepped down in early 2019.

Anita Hill will speak on "From Social Movement to Social Impact: Putting an End to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace."

As Lehigh’s inaugural vice president for equity and community and the university’s diversity and inclusion officer, Donald Outing offers his perspective on the need to expand Lehigh’s efforts to cultivate a more diverse and welcoming campus climate.

Voting rights expert delivers grim assessment of efforts to restrict access to the ballot.

Berman will speak on reclaiming voting rights for all.

He will also discuss how the arts can address social issues and inspire change.

Expert and best-selling author Lawrence Ross was the first MLK Committee speaker of the academic year.

The first MLK Committee event of the academic year will explore the politics of race on American campuses.

A new HawkWatch system offers enhanced communication capabilities.

A new program will support incoming students as they enter an academically rigorous environment.

The strong enthusiasm is evident in level of interest on the part of incoming students and upper-class mentors.

The new appointments and recent retirements were effective July 1.

Sale nets $20,018 to fund community programs.

Local resource will offer South Side residents a range of support services.

The beloved scholar, colleague and mentor leaves an impressive legacy at Lehigh.

Their hopes are bolstered by the largest inventory in two decades.

The Lehigh alum spoke to the Class of 2018 as part of the university’s 150th commencement.

Annual event recognizes the extraordinary efforts of members of the LUPD.

The annual tradition celebrates the accomplishments of remarkable students.

The scholar, author and social commentator will address graduates and families.