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