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.

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.

He succeeds Brad Eric Scheler '74 '05P '08P '09PG, who served since 2012.

The annual ceremony honors high-performing juniors and seniors.

CATO senior fellow Julian Sanchez delivered the Tresolini Law Lecture on the timely topic of surveillance. 

Although Facebook Live and other livestreaming services offer citizens a way to question and hold authority accountable, they can also be used to showcase darker impulses and motives, says Jeremy Littau.

A premiere scholar of Islam and proponent of Muslim-Christian understanding will speak during commencement weekend.

The Cato Institute’s Julian Sanchez will address the fourth amendment and electronic surveillance.

Brad Katsuyama will discuss the stock market and business ethics.

Rev. Sharon Washington Risher is being presented by the MLK Jr. Committee.

Hall will come to Lehigh from the 15,000-student University of Miami Florida.

The Vice President for Equity and Community position at Lehigh was created to lead institutional efforts to advance its work on diversity, equity and inclusion.