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Gift from Adolphsons funds observatory atop CSB

The Adolphsons stand in the observatory with their grand-niece and two of Monmouth's physics professors

An estate gift from Monmouth College graduates David ’67 and Priscilla Trubeck Adolphson ’70 of North Barrington, Ill., has provided the “crowning jewel” to their alma mater’s new Center for Science and Business.

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Oberstar’s $500,000 estate gift will fund teaching award

H. Betty Weiss Oberstar ’43

H. Betty Weiss Oberstar, a 1943 graduate of Monmouth College, made a name for herself at Bristol-Myers Squibb as director of research and development for the International Consumer Products Division of Clairol.

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Gould establishes junior faculty award

Lewis Gould

Despite having decades of scholarly experience under his belt, Monmouth College professor Lewis Gould believes that junior faculty deserve to be recognized for their research and scholarship. The nationally known historian and author is so firm in his conviction that he has established a cash award to encourage young Monmouth faculty members to pursue excellence.

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MC residence hall named in honor of Pattee family

Pattee Hall

The legacy of a local family and its longtime generosity to Monmouth College will be honored in the naming of a campus residence hall.

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Johnson creates MC transfer scholarship

Ed Johnson and his late wife, Polly

Neither Ed Johnson, nor his late wife, Polly, graduated from high school. Yet the Galesburg couple, who were married 54 years, understood the value of higher education, so much so that Johnson has created a scholarship that will benefit three area schools, including Monmouth College.

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