Alumna Alice Gast *84 appointed President of Lehigh University
Alice P. Gast *84 will become Lehigh University’s 13th president on August 1, 2006. Currently she is the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to moving to MIT in 2001, she spent 16 years as a professor of chemical engineering at Stanford University and at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory. She was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2001 and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2002. Earlier this year, she was elected to the Board of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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