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Strategic Planning and Financial Support

Strategic planning is an ongoing process of evaluation, reflection, and improvement that helps the College set priorities, manage resources, define performance expectations, and ensure integrated actions.

 

Cross-Cutting Themes

  • Innovation and Ambition
  • Fiscal Management and Responsibility
  • Globalization
  • Visibility and Communication
  • Evidence-based Decisions
  • Adaptive Processes
  • Diversity
  • Environmental Sustainability

 

President

Dr. Raynard S. Kington was appointed President of Grinnell College in August, 2010. Prior to coming to Grinnell, he served in a range of positions at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including NIH Principal Deputy Director and NIH Acting Director, NIH Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, and Acting Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Ecological Initiatives

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

 

In a series of meetings I have had last year with the larger Grinnell family — including open office hours, lunches with faculty and administrators, and conversations with students — the single most popular question has been some variation of “What is the College doing about environmental and sustainability issues?”

Decisions

Fri, 2013-01-04 02:24 | By Anonymous (not verified)

Since we are still just beginning to know one another and to work together, I think it’s only fair that you have some idea of what I value when making decisions. At an all-campus meeting on Sept. 20, I shared my belief in: Fairness. Fairness is my guiding decision-making principle. And really, it’s a social justice issue. What we’ve worked for and continue to work for in this country is not so much this Supreme Court decision or that constitutional amendment.