Path to Prominence

Our vision for a stronger, more dynamic Lehigh.

As an institution dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service, Lehigh University educates future generations of leaders, creates new knowledge and serves as an agent of powerful, positive change.

Building on its proud legacy of success, Lehigh, under the leadership of its board of trustees, has now embarked on an ambitious plan that will allow it to grow and evolve into an even more impactful and innovative university—one whose work will change lives, and the world, for the better.


Expansion for greater diversity and intellectual vibrancy.

Evolution to accommodate growth and support cutting-edge research.

Exploration to broaden Lehigh's impact in the world.

Progress and Milestones

Stay up to date with all of the latest
developments with Lehigh's Path to Prominence.


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News & Updates

SounthSide Commons groundbreaking

Lehigh Breaks Ground for SouthSide Commons

University and city officials join in milestone moment as Lehigh breaks ground for new student living facility.

Lehigh University's University Center surrounded by spring foliage.

Lehigh Provost Pat Farrell Shares Progress on Planned Health College

Plans for the new College, which will open in 2020, are well under way.

SouthSide Commons Rendering

Lehigh Prepares to Break Ground on SouthSide Commons

The new residential facility will provide housing for more than 420 students.