University Business Services advances Lehigh’s goals and objectives through our business units and business partners. We are charged with delivering forwarding thinking business services and campus solutions in a fiscally responsible manner.
The most effective strategy for fulfilling our mission and achieving our goals and objectives is to be disciplined about building a cohesive leadership team, clearly articulating our purpose (“reason for being”), holding one another accountable for business results, and communicating effectively with our stakeholders.
Our values are the same as the University. The following descriptions were created to guide expectations for all F&A staff members and business partners.
Integrity and Honesty: Result in mutual trust by opening communication without fear, encouraging productive debate, and collaboration for the strongest solutions;
Equitable Community: Embodies F&A’s sincere caring and respect for every member of our community which is essential to developing and unleashing our potential;
Academic Freedom and Intellectual Curiosity: Drives and supports a culture of learning characterized in F&A by creativity, adaptability and innovation in providing quality services to enable faculty, staff and students;
Collaboration: Produces the highest quality solutions through mastery of partnership skills such as team decision-making, sharing challenges, problem solving and communicating key learnings;
Commitment to Excellence: Practice self-discipline and follow-through to keep promises and consistently deliver quality services credibly, competently, accountably, responsively, and transparently;
Leadership: Exercise stewardship with today’s resources and invest, through intentional planning and future focused thinking, in tomorrow’s success thereby creating and shaping an inspiring vision for the future.