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.
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
If a reporter contacts you:
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.
"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.
Student Ratings of Instruction
Gathering Information Via Electronic Survey
PioneerWeb - Blackboard (A Commercial Product on Campus)
Surveys within PioneerWeb (Blackboard) are flexible and easy to construct. Participants in a survey must be members of a course or organization where the survey is deployed. An Organization may be created to include the target audience. To access the survey, participants must log into PioneerWeb. If you have questions about setting up a survey in PioneerWeb, contact Linda Ludwig at ext 4901.
Vovici (A Commercial Product hosted on web)
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The Liberal Arts in Prison Program is funded almost entirely by private donations and grants. Your gift provides liberal arts education to incarcerated students and fosters Grinnell's commitment to social justice. All donations are tax-deductable.