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In this issue: Summer 2023

Anne Harris
Campus News

Change and Renewal

A Message from President Anne F. Harris
Loyal Terry, facing the camera, bumps elbows with Anne Harris, who's back is shown
Campus News

The Class of 2023

Three hundred and ninety-nine students representing 41 states and 19 countries were awarded degrees in 27 different majors and 15 concentrations.
Liz Rodrigues in library stacks
Campus News

Mellon Foundation Grant

Liz Rodrigues will pursue a Mellon New Directions Fellowship, supported by a grant of $220,000 awarded by the Mellon Foundation.

raised hand in a crowd
Campus News

Grinnell College National Poll

Faculty, students, and renowned pollster J. Ann Selzer probes the political attitudes of the American public.

Woman gestures with raised brows towards a woman in blue with her hand over her mouth
Campus News

Social Innovator in Residence Program Launched

New initiative will bring world-class innovators to campus to inspire students and promote civic engagement.

Norris Hall with etched black stone frontage
Campus News

Norris Renovation Recognition

The Norris Hall renovations completed last fall created more comfortable space for students. New ADA rooms and an elevator make the building accessible for all.

Gates Tower as seen from across Mac Field in the summer
Campus News

Grinnell Education Partnership Funding

$250,000 from the John M. Campbell Trust will help the GEP expand from exclusively youth-based projects to economic empowerment interventions aimed at the whole family.
black and red text on grey says Scarlet and Give Back Day with red squirrell shape on the right
Campus News

Scarlet & Give Back Day

Grinnellians demonstrated the power of collective impact during Scarlet & Give Back Day when more than 2,550 donors made gifts totaling over $1,250,000.

Christina Cutlip with Rogers and Josephine Gurira

New Scholarship Fund Honoring Gurira Family Will Support Students From Africa

Christina Cutlip ’83 and her husband, Mark Cutlip, made a lead gift to establish The Gurira Family Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will be awarded to students with financial need, with preference given to international students from Africa.

Bailey Dann

Bailey Dann ’17

After Grinnell, Bailey Dann ’17 returned to Idaho where she soon received a call from a Shoshone language dual-immersion charter school. Knowing only a few Shoshone phrases, Dann agreed to work as a Shoshone language teacher.

Lisa Eshun-Wilson

Lisa Eshun-Wilson ’14

Lisa Eshun-Wilson ’14 envisions a radically transformed culture of scientific research and is thinking creatively about what it means to create a truly inclusive workspace.

Peter Willmert

Peter Willmert ’93

After an early career in politics, Peter Willmert ’93 took a winding road to Napa Valley in California, but the results have proved worth the journey.