The Urban Coast Institute’s Marine Science & Policy Initiative is creating new opportunities for Monmouth University to conduct research and policy analysis, enhance student experiences in and out of the classroom, and support community stewardship of coastal and ocean ecosystems.
The Initiative is raising the University’s profile as the premier state and regional center for ocean and coastal policy by:
The Initiative grew from a successful 2014 Challenge Grant campaign, in which an anonymous donor pledged $3 million if the University could raise $2 million in matching gifts. Today, having met the challenge, these funds are making a variety of innovative research activities and programs possible. Thanks to all of the generous donors who have made this program a success.
See our fact sheet for more information.