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Achieve success with LVAIC’s programming by developing essential skills & enhance your overall well-being


Discover those in the LVAIC community who do what you do and make a positive impact by fostering these relationships.


LVAIC provides support to campus faculty and staff by fostering an environment of growth, collaboration, and success.

Upcoming Events


  • June 27, 2024

    The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent College (LVAIC) is seeking an individual to join the team as the Strategic Partnership Director.

    Key priorities for this position for the next 36 months include achieving outcomes as identified in the LVAIC Strategic Plan (https://lnkd.in/gz_q38qs).

    Interested individuals are invited to learn more/apply at https://lnkd.in/gg8vGBtF.

  • June 27, 2024

    Bethlehem, PA – The Board of Directors of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Baker as the next Executive Director of LVAIC. Baker, who currently serves as LVAIC’s Strategic Partnership Director, brings over 20 years of extensive experience working closely with LVAIC, including her previous roles as Registrar and Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Cedar Crest College.

    Janet will officially begin in this role on September 1, 2024.

  • May 24, 2024

    Two members of the faculty were recently awarded tenure and promoted to full professor by the Board of Trustees on the recommendation of President Kathleen Harring and Provost Laura Lowe Furge: William Gryc (Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics) and Elizabeth Nathanson (Media & Communication).

What We’ve Been Up To

What Can We Do For You?

LVAIC is committed to supporting faculty and staff by offering a range of valuable resources. Our professional programming equips individuals with essential skills through workshops, conversations, book reads, and more.

We foster connections among faculty and staff members, creating a community of shared learning and support.

Through joint purchasing initiatives, we negotiate cost-effective solutions.

At LVAIC, we help to connect the campuses for success in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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Our Higher Education Members

Cedar Crest College logo

Allentown, PA

A women’s college at the traditional undergraduate level, Cedar Crest has been committed to educating, empowering and transforming women since 1867.

DeSales University logo

Center Valley, PA

Founded originally in 1964 as Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, DeSales University is a Catholic university dedicated to higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism.

Lafayette College logo

Easton, PA

Founded in 1826, Lafayette College is a nationally recognized residential institution offering undergraduate liberal arts and engineering programs.

Lehigh University logo

Bethlehem, PA

Founded by Asa Packer in 1865, Lehigh University is a premier residential research institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

Moravian University logo

Bethlehem, PA

Founded in 1742 and America’s sixth-oldest college, Moravian University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificate, and adult degree completion programs.

Muhlenberg College logo

Allentown, PA

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College offers liberal arts education and pre-professional studies.

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