An anonymous donor has committed $3,000,000 to Monmouth University to support the Urban Coast Institute's (UCI) Marine Science & Policy Initiative. Monmouth University must secure commitments for an additional $2,000,000 by December 31, 2014.
To significantly enhance the capacity of Monmouth University to conduct needed research and policy analysis, enhance student experiences in and out of the classroom, and support community stewardship of coastal and ocean ecosystems.
The Marine Science & Policy Initiative will support Monmouth University's continued leadership, enhanced capacity, and long-term commitment to marine science and policy programs. The Initiative will raise the profile of Monmouth as the state and regional center for ocean and coastal policy by:
The Initiative will enhance our ability to bring best available science and policy to inform community decisions, and increase student opportunities for involvement in critical local, regional, and national coastal and ocean issues.
By meeting this $2 million challenge, Monmouth University will increase capacity for stewardship of coastal and ocean ecosystems, and provide the region, state, and nation with new research and policies needed for resiliency and sustainability.
You can immediately support the Marine Science & Policy Initiative Challenge by giving a gift now to the Urban Coast Institute/Marine Sciences program through our website.
Keith RichardsonAssistant Vice President, Leadership Programs email@example.com (732) 263-5758
Tony MacDonald Director of the Urban Coast Institute firstname.lastname@example.org (732) 263-5392