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Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights

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 and Institutional Research

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.

Community Enhancement and Engagement

The Office of Community Enhancement and Engagement supports the College’s core mission by helping our hometown to become an even stronger place to live, work, and study.  Serving as a liaison between Grinnell College and the surrounding community, the office administers the College’s gifts and grants, and actively facilitates other town/gown connections to enhance the experience and vitality of life in Grinnell.

Grinnell Prize

The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize (the Grinnell Prize) honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Each prize carries an award of $100,000, half to the winning individual(s) and half to their organization.

Campus Safety and Security

Your safety and the security of all on-campus property and programs is the focus of Grinnell’s Office of Campus Safety and Security.  The security staff complements Grinnell’s philosophy of self-governance and personal responsibility by working with students, faculty members, and others to prevent safety issues and provide a safe campus environment in which to live, learn, and work.