Over the past 30 years, the average tuition and fees for public four-year universities tripled, and more than doubled at private nonprofit four-year institutions, according to College Board. Nationally, student loan debt as a whole has accumulated to $1.52 trillion during the Millennial lifetime.
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Student Government Association (SGA) and Greek Senate co-sponsored a Drinking and Driving Awareness event as part of spirit week to highlight the dangers of driving while intoxicated on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
University Faculty voted to remove First Year Seminar from the General Education Requirements, effective Fall 2020. This decision came as a result of Monmouth’s graduation requirement being lowered from 128 to 120 credits, necessitating a cutback of courses to meet this new minimum.
The Monmouth University Police Department recently selected student Amanda Knaub for the MUPD Law Enforcement Award. The Criminal Justice major received a $1,000 check as part of her accomplishment, entirely funded by members of the department.
The Institute for Global Understanding (IGU) began as The Global Understanding Project (GUP) in late 2001 as a means for Monmouth faculty and administration to push discussion on global engagement for the campus and beyond. Lauded by faculty and students alike, the institute has undergone an unstable past few years after being slated for hiatus by former Monmouth President Paul R. Brown, Ph. D.
The Climate Crisis Teach-In, which allowed students and faculty to ask questions and observe professional lectures regarding the state of climate change, took place within Wilson Hall on Friday, Sept. 20.