students in central campus


  1. Konstantinos Kambouroglou ’95​ Shares His Film 'How to Steal a Chair'

    Apr 19, 2018
    A free, public screening of the documentary and discussion with the director will being at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Harris Center Cinema.
  2. President Kington Joins Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

    Jan 18, 2018
    The new organization is ramping up campus, public education, and advocacy efforts in support of immigrant, undocumented, and international students on US campuses.
  3. CASE STUDY: A Community Responds — A Bias/Hate Incident Raising Issues of Free Speech and Inclusivity

    Nov 21, 2017
    Forum to promote understanding of complexities of a college community’s response to a fictional bias-related incident.
  4. Flags in Spencer Grill

    Statement from President Kington Regarding DACA

    Sep 05, 2017
    Raynard S. Kington, President of Grinnell College, assures the campus community that the College is dedicated to unequivocally supporting our students who might feel vulnerable for themselves or family and friends as a result of the termination of the DACA program.
  5. Kington Signs Open Letter to President-Elect Trump

    Nov 18, 2016

    President Raynard S. Kington and more than 100 other college presidents from around the country distributed an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump today, urging him “to condemn and…

  6. Innovation + Disruption

    Apr 29, 2014
    President Kington joins panel of presidents in symposium exploring the opportunities open to higher education in the digital age.
  7. Civility

    Jan 04, 2013

    I’ve pinned a bumper sticker on the bulletin board over my desk in Nollen house that says “Choose Civility.” I posted it (a gift from two members of the Grinnell family!) to remind myself and…

  8. Ecological Initiatives

    Jan 04, 2013


    In a series of meetings I have had last year with the larger Grinnell family — including open office hours, lunches with faculty and administrators, and conversations with students …

  9. Decisions

    Jan 04, 2013

    Since we are still just beginning to know one another and to work together, I think it’s only fair that you have some idea of what I value when making decisions. At an all-campus meeting on Sept…

  10. Thoughts on the Rankings Season

    Jan 04, 2013


    Posted by:  Raynard S. Kington

    Alas, the ranking season is upon us…

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