An outspoken advocate for human rights, social justice, and higher-education, Lee established two named professorships in the College of Arts and Sciences in 1996. Named in honor of his faculty mentors, Professors Warner O. Chapman and Henry H.H. Remak, Lee’s philanthropic investment has allowed the College to build upon its history of excellence in the humanities.
In addition to his philanthropy to the College, Lee has served on leadership boards for Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Trine University, Indiana Tech, the University of St. Francis (IN), the Fort Wayne chapter of United Hispanic Americans Inc., and the Fort Wayne Urban League. He’s also a devoted volunteer to the Fort Wayne Boys and Girls Club, and long-term member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Club of Fort Wayne. Lee has been recognized with several honors for his exemplary community and volunteer services, including an honorary degree from Purdue University in 2001.
In addition to his degree from the College of Arts and Sciences, Lee holds a J.D. from Harvard University. He and his wife, Linda, reside in Fort Wayne and have two adult daughters.