Soaring Together


Soaring Together
Celebrating Lehigh Women and 50 Years of Coeducation

Lehigh is marking the 50th year of undergraduate coeducation with a university-wide celebration of the impact and contributions of Lehigh women—past, present and future. Join us as we celebrate this milestone in coeducation and continue to soar into the future.


Soaring Together: 50 Years of Coeducation

Five alumnae (shown above)—each representing a decade of undergraduate women at Lehigh—share their experiences. Collectively, their stories paint a larger picture of how women helped to transform Lehigh and continue to impact their communities.

Soaring Together Events

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Defining Moments

Explore the impact of coeducation on today’s Lehigh and imagine the possibilities for the future.

At a Glance


undergraduate women enrolled in the first class of coeducation in 1971


Chapter of Society of Women Engineers is chartered


of Lehigh students are women*


of alumni are women*


of faculty are women*


conference championships in women’s athletics since 1982

*Historically, Lehigh has not collected gender identity data. Beginning in August 2021, Lehigh launched a new gender identity policy.

Get Involved

We invite you to join this celebration by attending an event, sharing a story, engaging with alumni, giving to support scholarships, and learning more about the impact and contributions of Lehigh women.


Women of Lehigh Scholarship Fund

Ensuring Lehigh remains a dynamic and diverse community.


Share Your Story

Lehigh women have shaped the university and our world. Read reflections on coeducation from our community and share yours.


Lehigh Women’s Alliance

A professional alumnae community, fostering career support and networking.