|The adviser’s primary
responsibility is to guide the student’s journey through his/her
years at Monmouth College and beyond.
There are many parts to
this responsibility. Although registering a student for classes
is commonly thought as an adviser’s sole responsibility, at
Monmouth College, we realize that an adviser’s role is more than
Advisers help the student
his/her academic program – to discuss with the student how
selected courses support (1) the mission of the college, (2) the
general education curriculum, (3) the goals of the major, and
(4) the student’s own academic goals.
the student in setting goals – academic goals, personal
development or social goals, and career and life goals – as well
as helping the student determine how to accomplish these goals,
determine possible obstacles, and monitor progress toward these
Advisers realize that each student is unique and must
adapt the advising approach according to each student and to
each student’s maturity. Advisers must know the range of
programs offered at the college – both academic and non-academic
– and make appropriate referrals when necessary.
Monmouth College's faculty members Fall 2005.