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Grinnell leadership respects the traditions of the past and is responsive to the needs of current and future students. Our leadership does not work in a vacuum. Grinnell has a well-earned reputation for open, transparent, respectful discussions about campus issues.  Town hall...

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Susan McCurry  ’71, a member of Grinnell College’s Board of Trustees, has pledged $4 million to the College. McCurry’s gift, a portion of which will come from the Roland and Ruby Holden Foundation, will establish the Global Learning Program at Grinnell College. “Susan McCurry’s...
Maria Tapias, associate dean of Grinnell College, is one of 28 mid-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy. The program, which is for administrators in higher...
Opeyemi Awe '15 of Germantown, Maryland, has been awarded a prestigious Watson Fellowship for one year of independent study and travel abroad. Awe, an international affairs major originally from Nigeria, is one of only 50 students nationwide to receive the $30,000 fellowship...
M. Anne Spence, a 1966 graduate and a member of its Board of Trustees, has pledged a gift to the College of $300,000, one-half of which will establish a fund in honor of two of her high school teachers. The Elson-McGinty Fund will be used to subsidize interdisciplinary team-...

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In January of 2014, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, published its latest book: Executive Transitions in Student Affairs: A Guide to Getting Started as the Vice President. Edited by Ainsley...
Grinnell, Iowa -- Houston Dougharty, vice president for student affairs at Grinnell College, was honored earlier this month at the regional meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The organization recognized Dougharty for Outstanding Performance...
After an 18-month community-wide discussion, the Grinnell College Board of Trustees has voted to retain the college's need-blind admission and financial aid policies—for now. With the vote, the Board instructed the college to deploy new strategies that will enhance net tuition...

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