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Knowledge into Action: A Strategic Plan for Grinnell College, 2023-2030

Knowledge into Action is a strategic plan that strengthens collaboration and discovery for positive change in the institution and the world it shapes.

"We are, like to a democracy, simultaneously inhabitants and stewards of this College: as we live and work here, we shape the shared experiences and thus the future of Grinnell College and the society it shapes."

President Anne F. Harris,
Inaugural address, May 7, 2022


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“Knowledge into Action” is a strategic plan that reaches into the wellspring of our strengths as an institution of educational excellence and a source of positive change to best position us for challenging futures. It champions Grinnell College as a community of inquiry with a legacy of moving knowledge into action. It prepares us for the work ahead by engaging our long tradition of being a catalyst for change; calling on the vital forces of belonging and connection; prompting action for collective equity; and building shared goals to further common ground. 

Read the full letter from President Anne F. Harris

Strategic Plan Summary

Full Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Poster (11x17)

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