Our History

Raynard S. Kington, former deputy director of the National Institutes of Health, is named Grinnell’s 13th president.

President Raynard S. Kington announces an annual prize program to honoring social entrepreneurs under 40. The prize includes $100,000, half given to the individual and half to his or her organization, and winners come to campus for symposiums and presentations. The first prizes are awarded in 2011.