BALANCE



Welcome to the Lehigh Black and Latino Alumni Network for Community and Equity (BALANCE)

Our mission is to serve the needs and strengthen the relationships of Black and Latino alumni; to engage and involve alumni in the university’s initiatives in order to influence and advance the ideals of an equitable and inclusive Lehigh community.

Goals of BALANCE

  • Build a network of Black and Latino alumni to facilitate their affiliation with each other and the university
  • Reach out to Black and Latino alumni to engage them in the life of the university
  • Provide university leadership with input to influence the policies and practices on diversity
  • Involved Black and Latino alumni in the university's strategies to support retention, and assist with the recruitment of well qualified or outstanding Black and Latino students
  • Establish a program for alumni to serve as mentors and provide career development guidance for students




BALANCE Officers

Dr. Wayne L. Bethea '91 '94G '01G - Chair
LUAA Director-At-Large
wlb191@alumni.lehigh.edu

Jessica Huertas ’94 - Vice-Chair

Jessica_huertas@hotmail.com

Sonya James’08 and Breana Love ‘08

Secretaries
balance@lehigh.edu

Dr. Henry Odi '98(G)

Vice Provost for Academic Diversity and Adjunct Professor
Provost Office
Phone: 610-758-3813 huo0@lehigh.edu





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