Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Anne Harris was the unanimous choice of the Board of Trustees to be Acting President, effective July 1 and continuing until Grinnell’s 14th president is on the job.
An overwhelming majority of Americans (88%) are confident the country will get through the COVID-19 crisis and be OK when it’s over, according to the newest edition of the Grinnell College National Poll.
March 26, 2020 - We have come to a new chapter for Grinnell - our temporary “new normal” of living and learning together, yet apart. Next week we gather in virtual classrooms and connect online in our commitment to academic continuity.
March 25, 2020 - According to Iowa public health officials there are now four confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Poweshiek County. One of the cases, according to credible sources, is within the City of Grinnell.
March 24, 2020 - Scarlet & Give Back Day has been canceled for 2020. Also includes details on contingency plan actions, clarification regarding student employment, and updates on community information and resources.
March 23, 2020 - The College’s COVID-19 Emergency Operations Team has determined that we will be taking universal living precautions and begin enacting our contingency plans for when we have an individual in Grinnell test positive for the virus, rather than waiting for a positive test.
March 21, 2020 - The first confirmed case of COVID-19 has been announced in Poweshiek County. Includes the notice from the Poweshiek County Public Health Department.