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YesPlus gives students a second chance

Struggling first-time freshmen can breath a little easier. Those with grade point averages below 0.8 were not automatically dismissed this year but were given the option to improve their academic…

ACM Sponsors Creative Writing Scholarship

 Student entries are now being solicited for the fortieth annual Nick Adams Short Story Contest, which offers a prize of $1,000 for the best story by an ACM student. The…

Faculty clarifies 4-4 for juniors

While the 4-4 curriculum change was passed at the October faculty meeting, Tuesday’s faculty meeting revisited the issue due to confusion on whether or not current juniors (students who matriculated…

Title Could Come Saturday for Scots

MONMOUTH, Ill. – If Monmouth College is to clinch its third Midwest Conference football title in four years this weekend, the Fighting Scots will have to beat a formidable opponent…

Trustees Create Strategic Plan

The Board of Trustees of Monmouth College held a Homecoming session on campus this weekend to review drafts of the College Strategic Plan. The trustees were charged with looking over…

Faculty pass amended 4-4 calendar

After hours of debate Tuesday, Monmouth faculty voted to adopt the 4-4 calendar proposal drafted over the summer with two amendments. The proposal as amended passed by a vote of…

Students and faculty discuss 4-4 plan

Students and faculty discuss 4-4 plan

  Tuesday evening, faculty and students met to address concerns and questions regarding the college’s plans to change the academic calendar. Between 40 and 50 students attended a special meeting…

New 4-4 calendar proposals unveiled

Faculty Senate unveiled three new 4-4 proposals Wednesday afternoon. Each one modifies the original 4-4 proposal drafted over the summer.     The first proposal adds a requirement that students take one…