Lehigh University Receives $2.5 Million to Create Social Justice Institute

Lehigh University has received $2.5 million to create an institute for social and racial justice, lehighvalleylive.com reported.

Lehigh UniversityThe donation comes from Bethlehem native and philanthropist Charles Marcon, an executive with Allentown-based Duggan & Marcon.

The “Marcon Institute” is to prepare and deploy undergrad students – Marcon Fellows – to work with community partners to enact change in social justice and anti-racist issues.