The Summer 2009 Grinnell Magazine is on its way to mailboxes worldwide — watch for these stories:
On Searching for Grinnell’s New President
by David White ’90, Chair, Grinnell College Board of Trustees
Grinnell’s trustees confront their most important responsibility: choosing the College’s next president.
Give Through Grinnell:
The Power of the Gift
by Ken Fuson
Why don’t Grinnell graduates give as much as their peers at similar liberal arts colleges?
One for the Books — and More
Fifty Years at Burling
by Catherine Rod, Special Collections Librarian and Archivist of the College
A salute to Grinnell’s libraries on the occasion of Burling’s 50th birthday.
A Conversation with Wally Walker
Our occasional series of conversations with Grinnell’s faculty emeriti turns to Wally Walker, the “negotiator for three presidents.”
Meet a group of students who play quidditch just like Harry Potter — well, except for the flying-on-brooms part. Find out what one senior is thinking as he graduates into a world in the midst of an economic downturn unlike anything most of us have ever seen before, and learn how the legalization of same-sex marriage in Iowa is affecting a few Grinnellians.
Check out our Pioneer Profiles in the Classnotes section, where you’ll meet: Rima Suqi ’87, who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and once at the summit, donned a pair of chic stilettos; Ian Roberts ’87, a comedy improv standout who is a part of Reno 911 on Comedy Central; and Katherine Smith ’49, whose Milwaukee apartment served as a set for Johnny Depp’s new movie, Public Enemies.
… And More!