Host Sally Handlon welcomes Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, which was recently ranked 38th in the nation by US News & World Reports annual report of national universities which are research institutions that award degrees at every level. She will be discussing the University and its path to the future as well as other aspects of running this higher education business. (Original air date February 21, 2013.)
NPR News Special Correspondent Michele Norris stopped by WDIY this afternoon for a short visit with donors, board members and staff. Ms. Norris is in town as part of Lehigh University's Martin Luther King celebration. She will give the keynote presentation this afternoon (1/24) at 4:30pm at Lehigh's Packard Lab, which will be followed by a book signing and reception, all of which is free and open to the public.