GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (April 22, 2024) The Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival is back once again, featuring Grammy-nominated trumpeter Victor Garcia from May 14-18, 2024.

Renowned for his versatility and creativity, Garcia has performed alongside a wide array of artists, including Aretha Franklin, Arturo Sandoval, and Wynton Marsalis. His début album, The Grind/The Groove, released in 2018, received critical acclaim.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (April 12, 2024) — Knox College announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa will receive an honorary degree and speak at its 2024 Commencement exercises to be held in June.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (April 4, 2024) — Knox College Caxton Club is thrilled to announce two upcoming poetry readings by esteemed prize-winning poets. Both readings are free and open to the public.

Carl Phillips (above), recipient of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, will read on Friday, April 12, 2024, 4-5PM, in the Red Room of Seymour Library.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2024) Knox College is pleased to announce that Megan J Scott ('96) will join the College this winter to lead strategic communications efforts as vice president for communications. Scott previously served in this role from 2015-2018.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (May 23, 2023) — Knox College has announced non-profit leader Brooke M Wiseman as the speaker for the institution's 2023 Commencement on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2023) — Knox College has announced that Nathan Ament has accepted the position of Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission. He will start in his new role at the College on June 1, 2023.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (April 17, 2023) — Knox College is proud to announce that Assistant Professor of English Roya Biggie has been awarded a 2023 ACLS Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The ACLS Fellowship Program supports exceptional scholarships in the humanities and interpretive social sciences that have the potential to make significant contributions within and beyond the awardees' fields.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2023) — Knox College is proud to invite the community to International Fair 2023, presented by the Knox College International Club. This year's event, on Saturday, January 28, will be the first time the event is open to the public since 2019. Everyone is invited to campus to enjoy the wide range of cultural displays.

The theme of this year's fair is "Weddings Around the World." Please plan to join us for any of these events:

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (January 9, 2023) — Knox College is set to host Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson as the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr Day convocation event Monday, January 16. The event will take place in Harbach Theatre, located inside the Ford Center for Fine Arts, starting at 11AM.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (October 25, 2022) — Knox College is introducing its new Prairie Fire Flagship Match financial-aid program for students applying to Knox for the fall of 2023. The Prairie Fire Flagship Match guarantees admitted students from 39 eligible states, including Illinois, pay no more to attend Knox than their home state's flagship public university. Students from other states — and international students — pay no more than the cost of Illinois' flagship rate.