Dr. Ann Bieber, President
Dr. Ann D. Bieber was appointed the fifth president of Lehigh Carbon Community College on July 10, 2014. She began her career at the college in 1981 and over the years held numerous positions including senior vice president of Administrative Services and dean of Continuing Education. The college currently serves nearly 10,000 students in credit programs and 4,000 in workforce training programs each year.
She is committed to enhancing, improving and fostering the college standing as one of the region’s premiere educational institutions. Consequently, the college was chosen by Amazon as one of four training providers in the United States for advanced manufacturing, received the designation of a Hispanic Serving Institution, and was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for its commitment to educating Hispanic students. Diversity, equity and inclusion are priorities at the college.
The college was named a top 10 community college for instructional technology by the National Center for Digital Education and designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.
Dr. Bieber has worked diligently to expand scholarship opportunities for students, and the college currently disperses over $1 million in student scholarships annually. Dr. Bieber serves the community as a member of the Lehigh Valley Partnership, and the Board of Directors for the Workforce Board Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, KidsPeace, Manufacturers Resource Center, DaVinci Science Center, Futuros Empresarios Foundation Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Board and the Century Promise Board.