Donald L. Wilson Program in Enterprise and Leadership
The Wilson Program sponsors occasional campus events to promote discussion of enterprise, innovation, and leadership. Below we list recent campus events.
Watch online as seven notable Grinnell alumni present at the TEDxGrinnell conference on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.
Monessa Cummins, Associate Professor of Classics
Janet Davis, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Nathan Dobbels, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for Career Programs
Brad Graham, Associate Professor of Economics
Chris Hunter, Professor of Sociology
Ajuna S Kyaruzi ’17, Computer Science
The Wilson Program provides opportunities to understand, critically evaluate, and practice enterprise, innovation, and leadership in the for-profit, non-profit, and governmental sectors.
Enterprise, innovation, and leadership have been defined in many ways. To clarify the scope of the Wilson Program, we define
The Jesse Macy House at 1205 Park Street opened in spring 2008— a newly renovated home for many of the College's distinguished programs. The house brings together programs that regularly enrich the lives of Grinnellians by bringing special speakers and performers to campus, providing new and unusual research opportunities, and bridging the boundaries between academic disciplines.
Special topic course brings alumni to campus with case studies in innovation.
Liberal arts and entrepreneurship go hand-in-hand as Grinnellians create new fields.
Gain real-world experience, explore opportunities in business, government, and nonprofits, and learn from alumni. The Wilson Program supports interdisciplinary, discovery-mode liberal arts courses, funds mentored student internships in organizations throughout the world, and invites college alumni to return to campus to offer insights and salient experiences derived from creative careers and responsible leadership.