Campus News

A Message from President Anne F. Harris

The Betts Faculty Endowment of $12.7 million will focus on interdisciplinary fields and projects that leverage research in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, computer science, and mathematics.

Grinnell honored Dennis Hughes, Martin Minelli, and David Zeiss for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus faculty.

Ellen de Graffenreid, Germaine Gross, and Myrna Y. Hernández appointed to Grinnell College's senior staff.

Almost 55 years after civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at a Grinnell Scholars Convocation, Grinnellians welcomed his daughter, the Rev. Bernice A. King, as this year’s Commencement speaker.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has recognized Grinnell as one of the top colleges and universities for students receiving Fulbright awards in 2021–2022.

Loyal Terry ’23 has been named a 2022 Truman Scholar.

The Rev. Bernice A. King, Olivia Kuper, Katherine Stephan Villers ’61, and Erin Whalen ’12 received honorary degrees at Commencement 2022.

A grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support two new Grinnell Clare Boothe Luce Professors — one in mathematics and statistics and one in data science.

President Anne F. Harris will be officially installed as the 14th president in the College's 175-year history at her inauguration ceremony on Saturday, May 7.

The Grinnell College Museum of Art Leadership Council established the Wright Fund for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Projects in honor of Lesley Wright.

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Joseph F. Wall ’41 Alumni Service Awards, four alums have been chosen as the 2021 award winners.