Meet Derek Monjure | Director of Development and Advancement
Why would a successful and well-established man choose to make a drastic career change and move his family 2,500 miles across the nation? Maybe fame… or fortune? If those were the draw, staying put would have been the better option. Nothing less than vision and calling would motivate a move like this. Here is my story.
My wife and I flew with our daughter to attend a Prospective Student Weekend this past September (2019). I had read Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning in 1994, so I had been familiar with New Saint Andrews somewhere close to its founding and had followed its progress from afar.
Our visit to the college was a breath of fresh air. We had visited colleges or universities from Boston down to Birmingham but they all had seemed a bit off-kilter to our daughter. New Saint Andrews had checked all the right boxes from culture to classroom culture.
I would summarize it in the following manner. At New Saint Andrews, education springs from a bedrock of gratitude. In his A …
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