Rutgers Receives $15 Million Mellon Foundation Grant for Global Racial Justice

“Rutgers University has long been a home to distinguished scholarship in race and the humanities. We at Mellon are elated to support this truly new, interdisciplinary institute that seeks to resolve global racism and injustice through the power of humanistic inquiry,” said Andrew W. Mellon Foundation President Elizabeth Alexander. “We believe in the deeply meaningful work these Rutgers scholars will undertake together, and we are proud to fund the humanities-driven exploration that will inspire even more researchers and institutions to join in this extraordinary new academic endeavor.”