Linda Harbrecht

Director, University Communications
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-4838
lmh2@lehigh.edu

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.

MLK Speaker Ibram Kendi Asks Lehigh Audience: What Side Are You On?

The best-selling author urges listeners to be engaged in the struggle for social justice.

Robert Flowers Named New Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

The deputy provost for faculty affairs is an internationally recognized scholar.

LUPD to Partner with Bethlehem Police in Active Threat Training

The training is part of a broader campus awareness effort around active shooter scenarios.

Lehigh to Honor UMOJA House’s 30th Anniversary

A series of events will culminate in celebratory events on Lehigh/Laf weekend.

Festival UnBound Blends Lehigh Scholars with Community Artists

The 10-day festival will examine a Bethlehem reimagined after the demise of Bethlehem Steel.

Carl Bernstein: The Search for the 'Best Obtainable Version of the Truth'

Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein discussed the virtue—and necessity—of strong journalism in the 40th Annual Tresolini Lecture at Lehigh.

MLK Celebration Committee to Kick Off Year of Programming with Community Engagement Panel

The late afternoon event in Williams Global Commons is first in a series of MLK Justice Panels.

Legendary Journalist Carl Bernstein to Deliver 40th Annual Tresolini Lecture

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist joins a long line of influential scholars to speak at this annual event.

Lehigh University Named Recipient of HEED Award

The Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on a national level.

Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Finest Research Universities

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

Lee Iacocca '45, Business Icon and a 'Great Son of Lehigh,' Dies at 94

The influential business leader and philanthropist was broadly recognized as a symbol of American ingenuity and resilience.

Oops, They Did It Again

Organizers of the 21st annual Great South Side Sale surpass all records.

CAS Interim Dean Cameron Wesson Named Provost at Franklin & Marshall

Wesson will begin his new role at the liberal arts college on July 15.

LUPD Marks Annual Police Week with Ceremony

Officers, staff and citizens who went above and beyond were honored.

Verma to Graduates: Face the World with Humanity, Heart, Grace and Respect

The former ambassador to India and Lehigh trustee shared life lessons gleaned from three decades on the world stage.

Lehigh Board of Trustees Extends President John D. Simon ’19P Through 2025

Simon introduced the ambitious Path to Prominence plan, which presents a bold academic vision for Lehigh.

Lehigh Honors Outstanding Student Leaders at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Student Life Leadership Awards noted the accomplishments of more than 50 students.

President Simon Delivers State of University Address to Faculty Senate

Simon told faculty they are key to addressing opportunities and “owning our future.”

The Glass Floor

Heather Johnson studies the inverse of the glass ceiling—an “invisible safety net” that keeps children from historically advantaged groups from falling down the ladder of success.

Remembering Richard Vinci

A teaching award will be named in honor of the materials science and engineering professor, who battled Lou Gehrig’s disease for nearly three years.