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Challenge gift nets $8 million for Monmouth

An audience sits in front of Wallace Hall, participating in the inauguration ceremony.

A challenge gift, issued to Monmouth College trustees by an anonymous couple, has netted the college more than $8 million for new initiatives, President Clarence Wyatt announced during his inaugural address on April 17.
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Rinehart makes $200,000 gift to support MC’s Lux Center

Marlyn Whitsitt Rinehart ’57

Monmouth College alumna Marlyn Whitsitt Rinehart knew that she wanted to give back to her alma mater, but she wasn’t quite sure about the best way to do it. She ultimately decided to place her money where her faith was – in a relatively new spiritual life initiative.
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Chisms’ gift is major step toward KKG house

Stan and Karen Chism

Monmouth College alumna Karen Barrett Chism is an active member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and served as president of the historic women’s fraternity founding chapter in 1964-65. She says the college and Kappa helped develop her leadership talents that led to several successful careers in teaching, biology research, computer programming and, finally, her current career of auditing clinical trials for new therapeutic drugs. Read More

Friend of MC and spouse make $7.5 million challenge gift

A stack of gift-wrapped money sits atop a Monmouth College tartan.

Monmouth College President Clarence R. Wyatt announced today that an anonymous friend of Monmouth College and her spouse have issued a challenge to all current, emeriti and former members of the college’s board of trustees to raise at least $2.5 million in cash pledges by December 31, 2015.
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Gundersens make $500,000 estate gift to Monmouth College

Robert and Joan Gundersen during a visit to campus in 2013.

Joan Rezner Gundersen of Oakmont, Pa., a 1968 Monmouth College graduate, and her husband, Robert, have made a $500,000 estate gift to the college.
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