Autumn began working at Grinnell College in July of 2011 after graduating with her Masters in Higher Education from Iowa State University. She also has a graduate certificate in Post-Secondary Disability Services from the University of Connecticut. Autumn has worked or interned in numerous student affairs offices throughout her education including Student Assistance, Orientation, Academic Success, and Residence Life, and is excited to continue to be part of the Grinnell College community as the Assistant Dean for Disability Resources.
As the Assistant Dean for Disability Resources, Autumn is the primary point of contact for faculty and staff with disabilities seeking accommodations. Autumn also oversees the Disability Resources office, including supervising the work of the coordinator of student disability resources and the access support specialist. In addition to being a resource to indviduals with disabilities, Autumn provides guidance to the campus on issues of compliance, universal design, accessibility, and best practices in accommodation.