Soaring Together

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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.

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Cathy Engelbert ’86 ’23P Establishes Program for Women Athletes

“LEAD” will help student-athletes get a head start on developing key leadership skills while at Lehigh, prior to embarking on their careers.

 

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International Affairs Celebrates Lehigh Alumnae Who Have Made an Impact Around the World

The Office of International Affairs recognizes 10 women as part of the campus-wide Soaring Together celebration.

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Influential Business Leader Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Deliver 2022 Lehigh Commencement Address

Marks ’84 ’13P—the Chair, CEO and President of Otis Worldwide Corporation—will deliver remarks over commencement weekend.

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‘Raise Your Voice’ Concert Celebrates 50 Years of Undergraduate Coeducation

The 7th annual gala concert features a choir of all women from across campus.

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History

Defining Moments

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

At a Glance

169

undergraduate women enrolled in the first class of coeducation in 1971

1975

Chapter of Society of Women Engineers is chartered

46%

of Lehigh students are women*

33%

of alumni are women*

36%

of faculty are women*

37

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.

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Women of Lehigh Scholarship Fund

Ensuring Lehigh remains a dynamic and diverse community.

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Share Your Story

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

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Lehigh Women’s Alliance

A professional alumnae community, fostering career support and networking.


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