Civil discourse is engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. Grinnell is a tight-knit community, and we like to come together to discuss issues that are important to everyone on campus. These conversations take place in and out of the classroom, in formal and informal settings, and all value free expression and thoughtful dialogue.


Letter from President Kington to campus community reaffirming Grinnell's support for transgender faculty, staff, and students.

Dear Grinnellians:

We are writing to you today to inform you that the Board of Trustees has received a letter from President Raynard S. Kington presenting a request from a substantial number of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents to divest from all investments in fossil fuels....