Jennifer McAlexander is a Grinnellian. She graduated from Grinnell High School and attended Marshalltown Community College. She started as an on-call dispatcher with the Department of Campus Safety in 2007, and began her full-time position in July 2016. Jennifer is a mother to three children, and spends most of her free time attending their many activities and sporting events. If she is home alone, Jennifer enjoys cleaning and organizing. She also enjoys traveling with her husband. Her family hosts students through Grinnell College’s Friends of International Students (F.I.S.) Program. Jennifer and her family hope to visit the home countries of each of their host students one day.
The best part about Grinnell College for Jennifer is working with and serving people from all around the world.
As Coordinator of Compliance, Jennifer’s primary responsibility involves the College’s compliance to the Clery Act, which involves review of crimes reported to the institution and the publication of the crime statistics for the benefit of the public and campus community.
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.