Alumni

Kate Walker Selected as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of the College

President Raynard Kington is pleased to announce that Kate Walker will be the next vice president of finance and treasurer of Grinnell College. Walker is currently the assistant vice president of finance for Macalester College, and she will begin work at Grinnell on October 21, 2013.

Walker will succeed Grinnell Vice President and Treasurer Karen Voss, who has for some time been planning her retirement. Voss will assist with the orientation and transition process.

Board of Trustees

Grinnell College’s trustees assure the “great and lasting good” of the College through institutional stewardship, financial investment, and prudent management. The board consists of not less than 16 and not more than 32 regular members; at least one-fourth of them are alumni. All trustees are elected by the board, which meets formally in winter, spring, and fall. Special board meetings may be called at any time.

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Media Relations

The media relations team acts as a direct liaison between Grinnell College and both print and broadcast media. Staff issue news releases, communicate Grinnell news and information to media outlets, and facilitate student/faculty interaction with the press.

For students, faculty, and staff

Contact Media Relations to:

  • publicize an event, accomplishment, or other initiative
  • suggest interesting Grinnell-related stories for coverage

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Services (CDO)

Advising - Our Career Staff can assist with self-assessment and career exploration in addition to enhancing job and graduate school search techniques. Career Counseling can help students define skills, values, and interests, while developing a plan for the future.

Internships - Internships help students gain the practical knowledge and skills that will be marketable upon graduation. Students plan their own internships, shaping them to fit their interests, skills, and academic background.

Eight of the Best

 

Quotable Grinnell

"Since my career aspirations weren't solidified, I wanted somewhere that would give me room to explore a wide swath of interests, so I focused my search on small liberal arts colleges." Noah Most '13, La Crosse, WI

Grinnell College is one of a group of eight highly selective, nationally recognized liberal arts colleges known as Eight of the Best.

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