Our Future,
Our Lehigh

An open dialogue on the strategic direction of the University

Strategic Planning

Our Future, Our Lehigh, an open dialogue on the strategic direction of the University, was the ideation phase of Lehigh’s strategic planning process (during the fall 2022 semester). Lehigh announced its strategic plan, Inspiring the Future Makers, in June 2023 (view the plan here). This website provides information on the planning process and the engagement efforts that led to the development of the final plan.

Campus Engagement by the Numbers

4 working groups

105 events within 164 days

2,444 unique members of our campus community

25% of entire campus community

74% of faculty
(396 of 537)

52% of staff
(617 of 1,196)

17% of undergraduate students
(983 of 5,624)

14% of graduate students
(251 of 1,770)

Inspiring the Future Makers

The way forward is not yet defined. The future is ours for the making.

Learn more about The Lehigh University Strategic Plan >

Lehigh Releases Draft Framework of its New Strategic Plan

The university aims to “make it new,” “make a difference” and “make it together.”

Strategic Planning Process Hits Halfway Mark

More than 200 faculty, students and staff provide input on emerging ideas for Lehigh’s future.

The Spotcast: Special Episode Featuring a Discussion on Our Future, Our Lehigh

A Spotcast episode featuring a conversation about Our Future Our Lehigh with Nathan Urban, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, and Chris Cook, vice president for strategic planning and initiatives.