LAU’s history is captured in various books that relate the roots, founding and key milestones of the university:
The University on the Hill
The first-ever LAU commemorative book, it relates the history of the institution with archival materials, interviews, over 700 images.
Sarah and Her Sisters
Written by Reverend Robert Stoddard, it covers the American missionary pioneers in Arab female education from 1834 to 1937.
A dream, a vision, a reality
LAU’s seventh president, Dr. Riyad Nassar’s autobiography is rich with the modern history of the institution.
From College to University
An account of the evolution of the institution from a 2-year college for women to a university that has graduated over 43,000 alumni.
Salwa Nassar as I knew her
In this Arabic book, the author Najla Akrawi tells the story of LAU’s fourth president, Dr. Salwa Nassar, the first Lebanese woman physicist.