Support Services for Students with Disabilities

Staff Information

Cheryl A. Ashcroft

Assistant Dean

Cheryl has been employed at Lehigh since 1993. Her primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of support services for students with disabilities. Prior to her appointment at Lehigh, she was employed at Northampton Community College for 15 years where she was the Director of Services for Students with Disabilities. Cheryl, a licensed psychologist, received her BA in Psychology and her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Kutztown University.

Lisa S. Ruebeck

Director of Learning Disability Support Services

Lisa’s primarily responsibility is to support students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder as they transition to college. She has been employed in our office since 2007. Prior to her appointment at Lehigh, Lisa held a similar position at Lafayette College for five years, served the K-12 population at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland and worked as a reading specialist.  She earned a Master’s Degree in Reading, Language and Learning Disabilities from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Irene Karvoski


Irene has been employed at Lehigh since 2007.  Her primary responsibility is to manage the Office of Academic Support Services.

Contact Us

                    University Center Room C212
                    29 Trembley Drive
                    Bethlehem, PA 18015

                    610.758.4152 (Phone)
                    610.758.5293 (Fax)