Entrepreneur and private investor Gerald Marxman of Portola Valley, Calif., a 1956 graduate of Monmouth College and former rocket scientist, has made a $3 million gift to his alma mater for the Center for Science and Business. One of the three floors at the college’s new academic building is named in his honor. Read More
The most recent gift to Monmouth College from Alex McGehee, president of Anchor Lumber in Silvis and a 1981 graduate, is already paying big dividends at the college’s educational research farm.
In honor of their late mother, Mary MacDill Knapheide, siblings Harold “Knap” Knapheide III of Quincy, Ill., and Vicki Knapheide Wood of The Woodlands, Texas, have made a gift of $1.2 million to Monmouth College. Their gift will cover the majority of the cost of a new chapter house for the Pi Beta Phi women’s fraternity.
Through a significant major gift, Michael McGrath ’71 and his wife, Kathryn, have funded the McGrath Professorship in Biology at Monmouth College. Read More
When Monmouth College’s annual fund topped the $1 million mark for the first time in history six years ago, the board of trustees quickly raised the bar. Read More