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Augustana’s Day of Giving pressures students to give them more money

Chloe Baxter March 18, 2023

Early in March, Augustana celebrated its annual Day of Giving, where it turns to alumni, parents of students and current students for financial support. Augustana is far from the only college to seek donations,...

Albert Redmond discusses his notes and sources for his class assignment at EMCC on OCt. 1, 2021

Educating a new type of student

Brett Kuras October 14, 2021

On April 16, 2021, Observer staff member Olivia Doak reported on a new program that Augustana College was going to be a part of in the coming semester. This academic school year, the program officially...

President Bahls extends his stay at Augustana

Brady Johnson June 16, 2020

On June 6, President Bahls sat down for a virtual interview to discuss his contract extension, current plans for Augustana's reopening and the new Presidential Racial Justice and Equity Fund. Below is...

College remains "uncertain" about MAP despite passed budget

July 7, 2016

Following the approval of a stopgap budget from the state of Illinois on July 1st, Augustana has now been promised the money needed to pick up the cost of the Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants awarded...

President Steven Bahls spoke to staff and students last week on the decline of liberal arts colleges and the logistics concerning the first-year class. $50 million in financial aid was granted this year.
Photo by Andrew Skalak.

President addresses state of the college

September 3, 2014

During a State of the College address last week, President Steven Bahls discussed the decline of liberal arts colleges in America and his plan to keep Augustana from struggling. Bahls said he expects...

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