A picturesque outdoor plaza between the HSSC and Noyce Science Center has been renamed the Raynard S. Kington Plaza as a tribute to the president’s leadership and accomplishments during the past decade.
As a member of Grinnell’s senior leadership team Rivera will work closely with the President on institutional planning, developing short- and long-range strategies, policy development, and problem-solving. Dr. Rivera will start her new role here on July 1, 2020.
The next academic year will consist of four 7.5-week terms, with an optional summer term. We are planning for a low-density campus this fall, with a minimum starting number of between 500 - 600 students for the first term. There will be in-person and distance class offerings each term.
The Grinnell College Libraries has been given temporary access to a selection of free scholarship from Project Muse publishers on the history of structural racism in the United States and how the country can realize anti-racist reform.
For the 2020-21 admission cycle Grinnell College will adopt a test optional admission policy.