March 11, 2020 - Care and concern for each and every one of you is motivating our efforts to ensure that we remain healthy, that our students are able to continue learning, and that our students on the cusp of graduation will be able to complete their Grinnell journey.
We write with today’s updates to our continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic with thanks for the efforts and understanding of our community as its members make important decisions about the rest of the semester.
March 10, 2020 - The coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States and around the globe. There are no known cases on campus. However, because the situation is changing so rapidly, for the good of our campus and city community, we feel compelled to move forward with plans to prevent or slow the transmission of the virus as best we can, and mitigate its risks once it comes to our community. We are looking at information from the most reliable medical experts to weigh risks and next actions.
March 2, 2020 - A monitoring and planning group representing key areas on campus including academics, student affairs, health and wellness, emergency preparedness, facilities management, dining, and communications has been formed to monitor coronavirus developments and plan for the potential impact on Grinnell.
The Grinnell Presidential Search Committee recently reviewed and approved the position profile drafted in consultation with the Isaacson, Miller team.