Contact Information

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Khanjan Mehta
Vice Provost for Creative Inquiry, Director of Mountaintop Initiative
(610) 758-4568
Khanjan Mehta is the inaugural Vice Provost for Creative Inquiry and Director of the Mountaintop Initiative at Lehigh University. Mehta champions the creation of learning environments and ecosystems where students, faculty, and external partners come together to increase their capacities for independent inquiry, take intellectual risks and learn from failure, recognize problems and opportunities, and effect constructive and sustainable change. In a previous avatar, Mehta was the Founding Director of the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program, Assistant Professor of Engineering Design, and Affiliate Professor of International Affairs at Penn State. Mehta serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine and Contributing Editor for the Engineering 4 Change portal. His latest book, Solving Problems that Matter (and Getting Paid for It), takes a deep dive into STEM careers in social innovation and global sustainable development.

Bill Whitney
Administrative Director, Office of the Vice Provost for Creative Inquiry
(610) 758-4548

Patrick V. Farrell
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
(610) 758-3605

Joseph Buck
Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations
(610) 758-3000

Alan Snyder
Vice President and Associate Provost, Research and Graduate Studies
(610) 758-6964