Campus News

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

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.

Beginning again both holds promise and calls for resolve. Entering a third year of a global pandemic, opening a new chapter, rethinking long-lived practices, re-engaging in what had been paused during the height of the pandemic.

Gifts from Penny Bender Sebring ’64 (LL.D ’15) and Charles Ashby Lewis (LL.D ’15) extend their support of the Education Professions Career Community, and from Mike and Linda Bird Powers, both class of 1967, continues funding for the Health Professions Career Community.

Beronda L. Montgomery, an internationally recognized plant biology researcher and expert on mentoring in science, will join Grinnell in July 2022 as the vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College.

Susan Baley is the new director of the Grinnell College Museum of Art.

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.