Monmouth College Exceeds Record Fundraising Goals
Monmouth College has successfully completed its largest fundraising effort in school history. This week, the college announced it has reached two fundraising goals, that will help fund scholarships, study abroad programs, and new jobs.
Monmouth College President, Clarence Wyatt, says two years ago, the college made the goal to raise $75 million. And last month, it closed the books on its "Fulfilling the Promise" campaign, after it reached over $78 million.
Money raised during the "Fulfilling the Promise" campaign is being used to build a new science and business center, and fund undergraduate research and scholarship programs. It'll also pay for two new professorships and three study abroad programs.
This year, Monmouth College has also reached a 7-year-long fundraising goal. The goal was to raise $1 million in 10 years for the "Monmouth Fund," which pays for daily operations. Monmouth raised more than double the goal.
Wyatt says the fundraising success shows the commitment of Monmouth College's alumni, faculty, and trustees. And, he plans to begin new fundraising initiatives as soon as this year.