Lehigh's retirement plan has changed!
The new Lehigh University Retirement Plan took effect on January 1, 2014.
Provost Pat Farrell discusses the new Lehigh Retirement Plan
Transition Guide Available
The transition guide was mailed to the homes of all benefits eligible employees who started work prior to January 1, 2014. The information in that guide pertains only to this category of employee.
Enrollment In The New Plan Is Open
You should have received your enrollment welcome kit by now and can use those materials to go online and manage your transition to the new plan.
If you need help with the online process, check out our enrollment assistance sessions in January.
A Deeper Look
The new retirement plan is part of the larger Benefits Allocation Review, a multi-year effort that involved hundreds of Lehigh faculty and staff. Here are a number of past publications that may be of interest to you:
- The Lehigh Benefits Philosophy Statement. This statement is the guiding document of the Benefits Allocation Review.
- The Senior Officers' Report. Pages 6 through 9 of this report outline the new retirement plan and the thinking behind it.
- Spotlight Articles. We have been covering the new retirement plan through a series of articles.