Harry Hopkins 1912 is best known as a the architect of the Works Progress Administration. But he had an argueably more important roll in world history — as aide to F.D.R. during the Second World War. As the president’s personal envoy to Churchill and Stalin, Hopkins played “a sometimes decisive part in the whole movement of the war,” according to Churchill.
The Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights prepares students for a lifetime of civic engagement and connects the Grinnell community to the broader social and political issues that define the world beyond Grinnell. The program enriches the college curriculum by bringing distinguished scholars, public servants, and commentators to campus and by funding student internships. Rosenfield Program activities contribute to Grinnell’s tradition of social responsibility and help to build a lively academic community that links Grinnell students to the world.
Analytic Support & Institutional Research fosters institution-wide awareness by providing research and analysis services. The office is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and disseminating data, organizing and presenting research results, and developing models to inform policy and allocate resources. Activities of the office include but are not limited to student and faculty demography, recruitment and retention, enrollment trends and forecasting, resource utilization, and student learning outcomes.