• Welcome to the 2023-24 Academic Year!

    Aug 24, 2023

    Dear Grinnellians,

    It is wonderful to see campus come to life and to welcome you back into community!

    Thank you to everyone who attended the first annual Grinnell College…

  • Grinnell Colloquium and Campus Celebration on August 23

    Aug 21, 2023
    Due to excessive heat advisories over the next few days, we will modify some of our previously announced plans. All students, faculty, and staff — along with faculty and staff families — are invited to an indoor all campus welcome dinner on Wednesday and a re-scheduled festival on Sunday:
  • Announcing: The Grinnell Colloquium, August 23

    Aug 16, 2023
    President Anne F. Harris invites the campus community to a set of convening conversations to start the academic year. This year three sessions will be held on Wednesday, August 23: 1) College finances; 2) the College’s response to the recent SCOTUS decision on affirmative action; and, 3) Renfrow Hall, civic innovation, and student housing.
  • The Grinnell Colloquium August 23

    Aug 01, 2023
    A set of sessions held on August 23, as we gather into our community of inquiry, exploring consequential topics for our experiences of the College as these connect to higher education and our global, multi-cultural society at large.
  • Grinnell College Statement on Legacy Admissions — Living our Values

    Jul 31, 2023

    Amidst national calls for elimination of legacy admission at highly selective colleges and universities, Grinnell College wishes to reiterate that we do not, and have never, utilized a system of…

  • Grinnell College Statement Regarding Adjaye Associates

    Jul 10, 2023

    Grinnell College is aware of media reports regarding Sir David Adjaye and the culture of work at Adjaye Associates’ offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana. We are actively…

  • RAGBRAI riding through Grinnell on Thursday, July 27

    Jul 05, 2023
    Grinnell is a pass-through town on day 5 of RAGBRAI's 50th year celebratory ride. Grinnell College is excited to extend a warm welcome to RAGBRAI riders, providing a nice spot for shade and relaxation as they journey through our town. Over 30,000 riders will pass through Grinnell on Thursday, July 27 as the last stop before the end of Thursday's ride. Grinnell's beautiful Central Park will be the hub of all activities featuring live music, food, beverages and more. This remarkable ride from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River is marking its 50th anniversary this year!
  • Response to Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

    Jun 29, 2023
    The U.S. Supreme Court has released its findings and opinions in the cases of Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. (SFFA) v. President & Fellows of Harvard College and SFFA v. University of North Carolina et al. These decisions reverse more than fifty years of work toward racial equity in education and will change how applications for admission are evaluated at colleges and universities across the nation.
  • UGSDW Strike

    May 09, 2023

    Dear Union Leaders, Membership, Faculty, Staff, and Students,

    UGSDW leadership…

  • Important Information About Storm Damage

    May 08, 2023

    Dear Grinnellians,  

    I am writing to provide important information regarding the impact of storm damage on College operations and resources for faculty, staff and students who…

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