All-Campus Milestone presentation
March 6 and 7
Noon, Harris Center Cinema
Grinnell, IA - The Grinnell College Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of faculty members to new ranks for the 2013-14 academic year.
Awarded tenure: Jeffrey Jonkman (associate professor of mathematics and statistics).
Since its founding in 1846, Grinnell has become one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges, enrolling 1,600 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries. Grinnell's rigorous academic program emphasizes excellence in education for students in the liberal arts; the college offers the B.A. degree in a range of departments across the humanities, arts and sciences. Grinnell has a strong tradition of social responsibility and action, and self-governance and personal responsibility are key components of campus life. More information about Grinnell College is available at www.grinnell.edu.
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On Feb. 17, Grinnell Pioneer Michael Brus ’14 swam his way into the national record book, setting an NCAA Division III record in the 200-yard backstroke with a clocking time of 1:45.94. Brus was competing at the 2013 Midwest Conference (MWC) Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by Grinnell. The mark is pending certification.