Task Statement: Lehigh will develop stronger connections with Lehigh Valley partners and integrate deeper into the community through engagement. 

LeadBrett Ludwig

Project Manager: Traci Mindler

Initiative Team(s) / Advisory Group(s): Core Team consisting of faculty and staff involved in community programming. A community Advisory Group will be established across the Lehigh Valley that will include members of the Lehigh Valley economic and government sectors.

Core team members:

Kate Jackson, assistant professor, community and population health

Katherine Lavinder, assistant vice president, dean of students

Brett Ludwig, vice president, communications and public affairs

Adrienne McNeil, assistant vice president, communications and public affairs

Traci Mindler, administrative director, communications and public affairs

Geoffrey Mock, associate director, communications and public affairs

Years 1-3 Anticipated Actions:

  • Conduct a holistic audit of existing programs and information. 

  • Build strategies and create community engagements to enhance the experiences that Lehigh campus members, community members, and residents and organizations within the Lehigh Valley have together in shared space.

  • Develop community impact report.

See Actions Underway related to this initiative.