Civil discourse is engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. Grinnell is a tight-knit community, and we like to come together to discuss issues that are important to everyone on campus. These conversations take place in and out of the classroom, in formal and informal settings, and all value free expression and thoughtful dialogue.


Dear Grinnellians:

Next year, after five years of exemplary servant-leadership, Dean Michael Latham will be making a career transition that will take him away from Grinnell and back to his home state of Hawai'i. We are fortunate that Mike will continue in his current role...

Janet Carl, director of the Writing Lab, is retiring from her position after an impressive 21 years on Grinnell College's staff.