A Framework for Academic Progress and Success

July 02, 2020
Anne Harris in her office

Dear Grinnellians,

We are grateful for the clarifying questions our students, parents, and other members of the Grinnell community have raised in response to our plan for the year ahead.

Grinnell’s plans for the upcoming academic year reflect our mission, values, and priorities and are predicated on our commitment to protecting the health of our students, their families, our faculty and staff, and the community of Grinnell, Iowa.

Please know how committed we are to students’ academic progress and success. Within a multiplicity of factors, we are designing academic and enrollment continuity so that students can further their educational progress and build transformative relationships with faculty and staff. We believe that our actions and plans will allow us to maintain our commitment to providing educational opportunities that can change our students' lives so that they can change the world.

All the best,

Anne

Anne F. Harris
Acting President

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COVID-19: Meeting the Challenge

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Latest COVID-19 Updates

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: Nov. 23

For the week of Nov. 16, 2020, 319 unique students were tested with 319 being negative and 0 positive resulting in a 0% positivity rate. A total of 254 faculty and staff were tested with 252 being negative and 2 positives resulting in a 0.79% positivity rate.

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: Nov. 16

For the week of Nov. 9, 2020, 316 unique students were tested with 316 being negative and 0 positive resulting in a 0% positivity rate. A total of 243 faculty and staff were tested with 240 being negative and 3 positives resulting in a 1.23% positivity rate.

Weekly COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update: Nov. 9

For the week of Nov. 2, 2020, 315 unique students were tested with 312 being negative and 3 positive resulting in a 0.95% positivity rate. A total of 242 faculty and staff were tested with 239 being negative and 3 positive resulting in a 1.24% positivity rate.

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