MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 16, 2019) — Monmouth College will adopt a test-optional admission policy for new students who apply for admission to the national liberal-arts college in fall 2020.

Monmouth officials said the policy reflects the College's values and also helps it reach students who are underserved by higher education.


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 9, 2019) — A scholar who has combined her research with service to others will help dedicate Monmouth College's Center for Civic and Social Change on September 14.

Dr Esther Ngumbi, an entomologist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), who has founded organizations that empower farmers and youth in Kenya, will give the keynote address at the dedication of the center.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 9, 2019) Support of innovative academic programs and a high social mobility rank helped Monmouth College continue its rise in US News and World Report's Best Colleges.

The guide's 2020 edition, released September 9, places Monmouth N° 124 nationally in the publication's "National Liberal Arts Colleges" category. That's 11 spots higher than where the College was in 2018, and it is an increase of almost 50 spots since 2013.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2019) — Ever since he was a child, Francisco Ángeles has wanted to write.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 2, 2019) — Monmouth College's first art exhibition of the academic year brings together photos and poetry to give focus to a current environmental issue.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 6, 2019) — The voice and writings of Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison are more vital than ever.

That's the assessment of Monmouth College English professor Marlo Belschner, who wrote her master's degree thesis on Morrison.

Morrison died Monday at the age of 88.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 5, 2019) — A comedy, a murder mystery, and a holiday performance are the full-length productions scheduled to hit the Monmouth College stage during the 2019-20 theatre season.


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (07/23/2019) — None of the dozen Monmouth College students who presented talks at the close of the Doc Kieft Summer Research Program wore a cap and gown, but that wouldn't have been out of the question.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (07/22/2019) — Monmouth College philosophy and religious studies professor Ermine Algaier has had an eventful summer.


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 17, 2019) — Monmouth College physics professor Michael Solontoi said there are several ways to look at the moon.