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.

The director of admission for Rice University will start in his new role on April 30th.

Several MLK Day events are open to members of the university community.

Former Bethlehem Police Chief and attorney Jason D. Schiffer begins early January.

The widely acclaimed author of The Underground Railroad will speak at Lehigh in early March.

Carter will be based in Washington, D.C., and will focus on legislative policy issues.

The annual ceremony honors Asa Packer and recognizes campus leaders.

The top-to-bottom renovation of Iacocca Hall wraps up a project that began in 2015.

Zirin, sports writer for The Nation, comes to Lehigh as part of the Martin Luther King Committee's 'Race X' series.

The prolific and provocative sports editor of The Nation will discuss intersection of race, sports and politics.

Lehigh ranked 46th nationally by U.S. News & World Report

Ricardo Hall, Lehigh's new vice provost for student affairs, welcomes both the opportunities and challenges of his new role. 

The dean of the College of Education came to Lehigh in 2008.

Lehigh is only the second college or university in Pennsylvania to be accredited by IACLEA.

Board of Trustees welcomes a new board chair, two new members and new co-chairs.

The 16-year veteran of the force succeeds Stu Bedics.

The one-day event had its best sale ever, reaching $21,000 in proceeds for local schoolchildren.

Katherine Lavinder, who has held the interim role since last July, was named at the conclusion of a national search.

The 1997 Lehigh graduate shared hard-won lessons learned during her high-profile career in journalism and finance.

Lehigh’s commemoration of National Police Week included award presentations.

The annual Student Life Leadership Awards recongizes those who have a lasting impact on the Lehigh student life experience.