Street address: 1201 East Street
Joanna Harris Haines 1865 was the first woman ever to earn a diploma from a college west of the Mississippi, graduating from Grinnell College at the end of the Civil War. She settled in Grinnell with her husband, R.M. Haines, and they remained dedicated to the College and the community. Haines Hall (which was then referred to as “Cottage Four” of the South Campus residence halls for women) was named in her honor in 1931. Haines is a located between Read and James.
Residence Life Coordinator: Gabe Barela