Student Affairs

Residence Life Coordinator
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

Baechtel
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

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

Briggs
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

Receptionist

Diane joined SHACS during the Fall, 2013 semester.  

Chang Lucy
Interpreter/Classroom Aide
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
Don Rebecca
Senior Residence Life Coordinator for Langan, Rawson, Gates, and Clark Halls

Becca started work in the field of student affairs in August of 2008, and joined Grinnell on July 1st, 2010.  Following a rewarding undergraduate career in the back hills of Ohio at Kenyon College... read more

Dougharty
Vice President for Student Affairs

Students can always come to Houston:

  • with any question, concern or issue they have related to any program or department within DSA
  • if they have ideas about how to improve life... 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
Greene Travis
Dean of Students

Responsible for residence life, new student orientation, student conduct, DSA evaluation and assessment, and family weekend. Students can come to Travis to:

Grimes
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

nancy
Technical Assistant I
Administrative Assistant

Ann joined the Division of Student Affairs in August, 2010.  Starting August 22, 2011 she reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Houston Dougharty and the Dean for Student Success and... read more

Photo of 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

Kady
Residence Life Coordinator

Residence Life Coordinator for Cowles, Dibble, and Norris Halls
Education / Degrees:
B.A. in Communications (Graphic Design) from Simmons College
M. Ed. in Higher Education from... read more

Shill
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

Sims
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

Lesa
Staff Nurse

Lesa Smith is a registered nurse who has worked at Grinnell College for six years.  Before coming to Grinnell, Lesa worked at Grinnell Regional Medical Center, first for ten years in internal... 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

Strong
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
Assistant Director of Residence Life and Orientation

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

AJ (Amy) Williams
Staff Psychologist & Training Coordinator