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's Risk Management Team Receives Highest Tier Award From PMA

Less than three percent of PMA clients receive this award annually. 

Joseph Buck, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, to Start New Role as the Vice President for Advancement at the University of Oregon

Bucks’ tenure of more than seven years at Lehigh saw the launch of one of the most ambitious and comprehensive campaigns in Lehigh’s history.

College of Business Dean Georgette Chapman Phillips Announces Retirement

Phillips’s tenure was marked by a decade of numerous advancements that have cemented Lehigh Business as a leader in business education.

Lehigh Launches New Program, 'Compelling Perspectives'

Hosted by Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble ’82, Compelling Perspectives aims to widen the aperture on issues of societal importance by encouraging open conversations on challenging topics and modeling constructive discourse.

Lehigh Names New Trustees

Four new board members began their terms July 1.

Lehigh University Launches Strategic Plan, ‘Inspiring the Future Makers’

The plan will guide Lehigh’s goals and priorities over the next decade.

Lehigh University Amends Original 1866 Charter of Incorporation

The amendments, which went into effect March 1, mark the first-ever modifications to Lehigh’s 157-year-old charter 

Kathleen Hutnik Named Ombudsperson

Hutnik was appointed to the position and joined the current three-person team in the fall.

2022 Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey Results Provide Benchmark for Ongoing Diversity Work

The survey, administered every two years, is part of Lehigh’s ongoing work to enhance diversity, inclusion and equity on campus and to ensure all members of our community feel safe, valued and welcome.

Treating Disease Through Neurostimulation  

Mayuresh Kothare develops tools for optimizing treatment of medical conditions via neurostimulation of peripheral nerves. 

Lehigh University Police Department earns Premier Agency Status, the ‘top echelon’ of agencies in Pennsylvania

Only 2% of agencies earned the status, which requires at least five-time re-accreditation

Fall 2022 Honors Convocation Recognizes Students’ Academic Accomplishments

The 44th honors ceremony celebrated 270 undergraduate students for high academic achievement. 

Lehigh University Named Recipient of 2022 HEED Award

For the fourth consecutive year, The Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognized Lehigh’s outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on a national level.

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.

Lehigh University Formally Launches Our Future, Our Lehigh Strategic Planning Process

Join the open dialogue on the strategic direction of the University.

Brett Ludwig Named Lehigh’s New Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs

Ludwig, the current chief communications officer and head of global communications at W.L. Gore & Associates, joins Lehigh August 15.

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.