Shane Bennett was born in Texas, but grew up in New Orleans. He attended the University of New Orleans and holds an Associate degree in General Studies as well as a B.S. in Science Education. He began working for Grinnell College in 2004. Shane enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, as well as being an online gamer.
Shane said that what he liked best about Grinnell College is being able to meet many different people from all areas of the world. He enjoys the “plethora of ideas and interests that are shared amongst them on a daily basis.”
Officer Bennett’s primary responsibility at Grinnell College is ensuring the safety of the campus community through patrol operations, incident response, and calls for service.
The department of Campus Safety, 641-269-4600, plans and implements safety operations, programs, and initiatives in support of the College’s mission and vision. Located on the corner of East Street and 10th Avenue, Campus Safety is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even when school is not in session.