President Video Message: Research and Our Aspirations for Excellence

A message sent to members of the Lehigh community.

Videography by

Christa Neu

In this video message, President Joseph J. Helble ’82:

  • Discusses the research component of our identity as a residential research university;
  • Shares his goal of making focused enhancements to master's and Ph.D. programs;
  • Outlines plans to identify thematic areas in which research investments will "truly enable Lehigh to lead"; and
  • Provides an update on our strategic planning process.

Finally, at the recent winter Community Conversation, President Helble announced new steps and actions to support our campus community.

"I have spoken of our aspirations for excellence—our aspiration to focus on areas where Lehigh will lead, where we will be first, best, or only. That framing reflects a commitment to innovation..."

Watch the short video to hear President Helble's message.
Videography by

Christa Neu

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