Campus News

Grinnell honored seven faculty members retiring in 2021 for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

Kesho Scott drew upon the symbolism in Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz," during her inspiring Commencement address.

Grinnell received 1,954 gifts and raised $1,078,042 to help ensure current and future generations of students enjoy the numerous benefits of a Grinnell education.

The College has been celebrating reunions for more than 140 years — and this year Grinnell hosted its first virtual Reunion June 3–10.

John Garrison, professor of English and chair of peace and conflict studies, received a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

Class of 2024 students were given the opportunity to live on campus during the first spring term that began Feb. 1.

Kaitlin Alsofrom ’10 (left) and Mariam Asaad ’14 (right) received Grinnell’s 2020 Joseph F. Wall ’41 Alumni Service Awards.

Sharene Gould Dulabaum ’22 is the winner of the College’s 2020 SPARK Challenge.

Madison Wardlaw ’20 won a highly competitive Woodrow Wilson Pennsylvania Teaching
Fellowship for 2020–21.

Grinnell College received the award from the Iowa Architectural Foundation (IAF).

In response to the financial hardship that many families are experiencing because of the pandemic, Grinnell will eliminate student loans in financial aid packages and replace them with scholarships.

Alexander McLean, founder and director general of Justice Defenders, was selected to receive the 2020 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize.