The deputy provost for faculty affairs works in close partnership with the deans, vice provosts and other university leadership and serves as a liaison to ensure effective two-way communications between the provost's office and Lehigh's faculty and academic committees. The deputy provost's areas of responsibility include shared governance and faculty career development.
Vincent Munley is an undergraduate alumnus of Lehigh University with a B.A. in economics and a B.S. in electrical engineering. He earned his doctorate in economics from the State University of New York - Binghamton. Prior to joining the Lehigh faculty, he served for two years as a staff economist for the President’s Council on Wage and Price Stability in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Munley became a member of Lehigh’s Economics Department faculty in 1980 and served as department chair from 1993 – 1999. He served as Lehigh’s first Ombudsperson from 2002 until 2007. He was named the Class of 1961 Professor from 1986 – 1988 and Iacocca Professor of Business and Economics from 2000 - 2008. His academic research is directed at the empirical study of public policy issues, in particular topics related to fiscal federalism.
Appointed as Lehigh’s Deputy Provost for Faculty Affairs in 2010, Dr. Munley assists the provost with a wide variety of faculty issues and projects, including shared governance, policies for faculty retirement and retention, tenure and promotion policy review, professional development programs for Lehigh faculty members, and the Sloan Program for Faculty Career Flexibility. He works in close partnership with the deans, vice provosts and other university leadership and serves as a liaison to ensure effective two-way communications between the provost's office and Lehigh's faculty and academic committees.
Vincent G. Munley, Deputy Provost for Faculty Affairs