The new, 74,000-square-foot Lehigh Business Innovation Building at the northwest corner of Taylor Street and Packer Avenue provides much needed additional and modern space. The facility adds to the footprint of the Rauch Business Center and includes:
“This new building will not only allow us to expand — it will give us the opportunity to teach in innovative and technologically sophisticated classrooms.”
-Georgette Chapman Phillips, Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business
On March 3, 2023 the College of Business celebrated the opening of the new Business Innovation Building with a short ceremony, toast and tours of the new space. Read more about the event.
During the open house event, we spoke to students, faculty and alumni about what this new facility means to them and to Lehigh Business.
Discover the technology being deployed in the Business Innovation Building with Perry Freifeld from Diversified.
Watch the videos below to learn more or view the entire video playlist.
Jeffrey Bosland '88, '22P, Lehigh trustee and Bosland Financial Services Lab donor talks about how business' ever increasing dependency on technology drives the need for the new Lehigh Business building.
McKay Price, Webster A. Collins and Murray H. Goodman Chair in Real Estate Finance and associate professor talks about how Lehigh Business determined that a new business building was necessary and is designed to accommodate lifelong learning.
Jeffrey Bosland '88, '22P, Lehigh trustee and Bosland Financial Services Lab Donor talks about the significance of Lehigh in his life as a first generation student and how important it is to support Lehigh so that it will continue to grow.
Georgette Chapman Phillips, the Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business talks about how the new Lehigh Business building is a physical expression of the college's aspiration to be at the intersection of business and technology.
For a multi-year pledge or more information, contact Jim Mann or Nicole Rogai (listed below).
A number of gift opportunities also remain available in association with classrooms, offices and meeting rooms. For information on these spaces, please contact: Jim Mann, director of development, email@example.com, 610-758-5689 or Nicole Rogai, associate director of development, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-758-5585.
Since the opening of Rauch in 1991, the College of Business has had: