Academic Advising Staff

Belinda Backous
Learning Specialist for Academic Advising

Belinda joined the Academic Advising team in the summer of 2014.  You can find her on the 3rd floor of the JRC.   Her work focuses on training and overseeing the mentors and tutors for the... read more

Barela
Residence Life Coordinator for Haines, Read, and Loose Halls

Gabe began working at Grinnell in July 2012. Previously completing his Masters in Ames, Iowa, he fell in love with infinite cornfields, CyHawk rivalry, and Iowa State Fair fried food smorgasbord... read more

brownnar
Interim Director of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership; Assistant Director of Institutional Research
Administrative Assistant

Ann joined the Division of Student Affairs in August, 2010.  She reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and the Dean for Student Success and Academic Advising. She also works... read more

Ashley Phipps
Residence Life Coordinator for Younker and Smith Halls

Ashley started working at Grinnell in January of 2014.  She spent six years at Iowa State University singing in Cantamus women’s choir, working as a Community Advisor, and earning a BFA in... read more

Joyce
Dean for Student Success and Academic Advising

Joyce Stern has been working to support Grinnellians since 1999.   Her role includes directing the college’s advising program, co-coordinating the ... read more

Autumn Wilke
Coordinator of Disability Resources

Autumn began working at Grinnell College in July of 2011 after graduating with her Masters in Higher Education from Iowa State University. She attended UW-Madison for her undergraduate education.... read more