Dennis Perkins Jr.
Director of Residence Life
Dennis Perkins Jr. is from a small town called East Chicago, Indiana which is located 30 minutes East of Chicago, IL. He received his Master’s degree in Education Administration from Western Kentucky University and his Bachelor’s from Indiana University in English. Dennis is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in Higher Ed Management from the University of Pittsburgh. In his free time, he likes to work out, play sports with his children and dabble with technology.
What Dennis likes best about Grinnell College is the beauty of the campus.
Dennis’s main responsibility at Grinnell College is to oversee the daily operations of Residence Life. This includes supervision of the live-in professional staff and assistant directors as well as the students and student staff who live with us.