Student Affairs Staff

Director of Forensic Activities

Students should come to Mark if they are interested in debate. Grinnell sends members of the Debate Union to intercollegiate competitions throughout the country and even overseas. As the director... read more

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

Administrative Support Assistant

Donna has worked at the college since 2006 and joined the SHACS team in 2010. She manages the front desk and phone and is happy to help you set up your appointments with the nursing and counseling... read more

Diane Burt

Diane joined SHACS during the Fall, 2013 semester.  

Technical Assistant I
Jamie Chambers
International Student Advisor
Residence Life Coordinator for Langan Hall
Coleman Connie
Rosenfield Center Receptionist

Students can come to Connie for:

  • Information/Directions
  • Rental of game room equipment
  • Rosenfield Center first floor supervision
  • Anything they need, or... read more
Conner Andrea
Dean of Students
  • Oversees all aspects of the residence halls and living on campus
  • Fosters healthy community in the residence halls
  • Supervises the RLCs and Student Staff
  • Supports... read more
Edwards Karen
Associate Dean and Director of International Student Affairs

Principal Designated School Official and Responsible Officer

Karen leads the OISA team to build a positive educational experience for international Grinnellians. ... read more

Gogg Laura
Technical Assistant II

Students can come to Laura with questions regarding:

  • Student Residences, including:
    • Spring Room Draw
    • Special Residence Draws
    • Off-campus permission
    • ... read more
Residence Life Coordinator
Staff Nurse

Janice is a registered nurse. She earned her B.S.N. at the University of Iowa. Janice has practiced nursing for 28 years and in a variety of settings, including surgical recovery, in vitro... read more

Technical Assistant I
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

Wellness Director

Since fall 2008, Jennifer Jacobsen ’95 has been serving as Grinnell College’s first full-time Wellness Director.  As a student, Jen majored in history and served as a research assistant for... read more

Safety & Security Officer
Ashley Phipps
Residence Life Coordinator for Younker, Smith, and Houses

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

Director of SHACS Operations

Deb Shill is a registered nurse and has been employed at Grinnell College for the past six years.  She brings 26 years of broad professional experience to SHACS.  Deb has worked in the fields of... read more

Director of Campus Center Operations/Student Activities; Posse Mentor 2012-13 & 2013-14

Michael started working at Grinnell in July 1997. Within the division, he is responsible for advising SGA all-campus events (ACE), security relating to those events (ACE security), SGA Concerts,... read more

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer

Brenda is a knowledgeable and friendly resource for the wide variety of issues students face.  She... 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