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Lehigh University

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Lehigh University is a university based in Bethlehem, PA that was founded in 1866. As of 2019 they had $550 million in revenue and $2.5 billion in assets.

Lehigh University is a premier private residential research university. Most of their students--undergraduate and graduate--live on campus, allowing research and discovery to happen almost anywhere.

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Program areas at Lehigh University

Instruction: Lehigh is an independent, coeducational University with programs offered in four colleges: arts and sciences, business and economics, education, and engineering and applied sciences. An interdisciplinary mindset has long been a part of the Lehigh culture and is evident in the University's approach to teaching and research. Lehigh's undergraduate and graduate students work in a collaborative environment, where they have the opportunity to work closely with faculty, staff and fellow students in a personalized setting. Three of Lehigh's four colleges offer undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees while one college offers masters and doctoral degrees only. All four colleges collaborate on a variety of cross-disciplinary programs and on cross-college faculty research. Lehigh offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and offers more than 100 undergraduate programs and majors, featuring more than 2,300 courses. There are 65 programs offered at the graduate level. In the fall of 2018, Lehigh undergraduate ...

Auxiliary services: student life at Lehigh creates a balanced educational experience that integrates formal studies with residential life and a vibrant array of student organizations and activities. Lehigh is a caring community deeply committed to harmonious cultural diversity as an essential element of the learning environment. In order that all members of the Lehigh community might develop as effective and enlightened citizens, the University encourages physical, social, ethical and spiritual development as well as rigorous intellectual development. In fiscal year 2019, approximately 3,275 undergraduate students resided in residence halls, fraternities or sororities and approximately 220 residents occupied graduate housing on Lehigh's campus.

Research: Lehigh is committed to the pursuit of new knowledge, creative discovery, scholarly inquiry, and establishing a vibrant intellectual culture that pervades the campus community. Faculty research and creative work has been recognized nationally and internationally by high honors from peers, significant grants and funding, patents granted, and numerous and varied awards. Lehigh faculty have contributed to advancements in their disciplines and have been at the forefront of major discoveries that have improved the lives of millions. This scholarly inquiry and research positively impacts and enhances the learning experience in the classroom. Together with traditional faculty scholarship activities, approximately 600 actively supported research projects were conducted in fiscal year 2019.

Form 990s for Lehigh University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 27, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Dec 13, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 2, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Lehigh University

Total grants, contributions, etc.$108,975,519
Program services$360,446,345
Investment income and dividends$22,735,794
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$421,467
Net rental income$281,600
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$57,490,860
Net income from fundraising events$-14,914
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$550,336,671

Vendors for Lehigh University

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPTax accounting2020-08-27
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███████████ ███████ ███Audit accounting; Accounting (including auditing)$23,7002019-12-31
████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Consulting (pension), Investment advisory (plan), Investment management, Participant communication; Investment management; Insurance$3922019-12-31
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...and 17 more vendors

Personnel at Lehigh University

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph BuckChief Investment Officer$445,361July 17, 2020
Dan WarnerChief of Staff, Office of the President-July 17, 2020
████ ██ ██████Chief of Staff , Office of the President-July 17, 2020
██████ ███ ████████Vice President for Finance and Administration-July 17, 2020
████████ ███████Vice President for Finance and Administration / Vice President for Finance and Admin. / Vice President Finance and Administration$417,952July 17, 2020
█████████ ██ ███████Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs / Vice President , Communications and Public Affairs-July 17, 2020
███████ █████Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs-July 17, 2020
███████ ████████Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations$411,971July 17, 2020
█████ ████████Vice President for Student Affairs-July 17, 2020
████ ██████Vice President and Associate Provost , Research and Graduate Studies-July 17, 2020
...and 12 more key personnel

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