Carina Sitkus

Carina Sitkus is the Director of Communications in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, responsible for university communications and reputational strategy, writing about major university initiatives, executing strategic communications and serving on Lehigh’s crisis management and COVID response teams.

Lehigh Names New Trustees

Five new board members and three corporate trustees began their terms July 1.

Michael Todd Named Lehigh’s New Vice President for Finance and Administration

Todd joins Lehigh following a comprehensive national search, succeeding Patricia Johnson.

Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Lehigh’s Class of 2022: This is the Pursuit of Lifelong Transformation

The CEO of Otis Worldwide Corporation delivers keynote remarks at Lehigh's 154th Commencement.

New Student Support Program Offers Free, 24/7 Remote Mental Health and Well-Being Support for Students

The services complement Lehigh’s existing student counseling services.

A Q&A With Health and Wellness Center Executive Director David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein, who joined Lehigh in July 2019 as the first executive director of the Health and Wellness Center, offers thoughts on health and wellness as he transitions to a new faculty role.  

PROFILE: A Full-Circle Leadership Opportunity

Jon Leight ’23, a junior psychology major, is now responsible for orchestrating the community events he grew up attending.

Lehigh’s Graduate Programs Earn High Rankings

The rankings will appear in U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Influential Business Leader Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Deliver 2022 Lehigh Commencement Address

Marks ’84 ’13P—the Chair, CEO and President of Otis Worldwide Corporation—will deliver remarks over commencement weekend.

Vincent Forlenza ’75 Named New Chair of Lehigh’s Board of Trustees

He succeeds Kevin Clayton ’84 ’13P, who has been Chair of the Board since July 1, 2017.

Lehigh University Searches for Vice President for Finance and Administration and Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs Fully Underway

The search committees announced the websites, which include position descriptions, nomination information and additional resources for both search processes.  

Lehigh’s Vice President for Finance and Administration, Patricia Johnson, to Retire

Johnson’s tenure has been defined by tremendous growth and advancement for Lehigh, spanning finance and administrative functions across the university.

Inauguration of President Joseph J. Helble ’82 Set for Founder’s Weekend

The schedule of events begins Friday, Oct. 15, with the formal inauguration ceremony of Helble as Lehigh’s 15th president.

Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Top National Universities

The university has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding national universities.

President Joseph J. Helble ’82 Assumes Lehigh Presidency

Lehigh officially welcomes our 15th president.

David Anastasio Explores the Possibility of an Alternate Route of Human Migration

David Anastasio’s examination of ancient lake sediments clarifies ages of human migrations out of northern Africa.

Lehigh Names Eight New Trustees

The eight new board members began their terms on July 1.

Nathan Urban Installed as Provost

The official installation of Urban, who became Lehigh’s provost in the summer of 2020, was postponed to allow for an in-person gathering of family and members of the Lehigh community on May 21, 2021. 

Lehigh University Police Department Signs on to ‘30x30 Pledge’

The 30x30 pledge indicates a commitment to increasing the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women in policing. 

Steel Battalion Army ROTC Advances to West Point’s National Sandhurst Competition

A group of 10 Lehigh cadets will compete in the program’s third bid.

On Antiracism, Author Beverly Tatum Says ‘If We Wait for Perfection, We’ll Never Get Started’

During the virtual discussion hosted by the MLK Celebration Committee, Tatum urged individuals and institutions to take action.