The lecture series is endowed in the name of the late Spencer C. Schantz, who graduated from Lehigh in 1955 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. Following progressive responsibilities with several electrical manufacturing companies, in 1969 he founded U.S. Controls Corporation and became its first CEO and President. The Spencer C. Schantz Distinguished Lecture Series was established by his wife Jerelyn as a valuable educational experience for faculty, students and friends of Lehigh’s Industrial and Systems Engineering department.
During the 2007-2008 academic school year, the ISE department undergraduate programs went through the accreditation process by the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology, Inc., (ABET). The bachelors in Industrial Engineering degree continued its accreditation. The bachelors in Information and Systems Engineering received its initial accreditation. Both programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
Industrial & Systems Engineering Department
Lehigh University · H.S. Mohler Laboratory, 200 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Phone: (610) 758-4050, Fax: (610) 758-4886