The Alumni Council is a group of 26 Grinnell College alumni and two student representatives whose purpose is to foster strong connections between alumni and the College, and among the 20,000 Grinnell alumni located in 50 states and 55 nations. Click here to see a list of the current council members.
Council members, who meet twice a year on campus, serve up to three 2-year terms, and also promote an active group of alumni in the region where they live.
Alumni Council Committees
The Alumni Council has several committees. Standing committees are the stewardship committee, the communications committee, the alumni engagement committee, and the alumni student connections committee. Click here to learn more about Alumni Council Committees. If you are already a committee member, there is an exclusive Forum group page for your work on the committee—please see the list below.
Alumni Awards Nominations Work
The Alumni Council reviews Alumni Award nominations. For more information, please see Alumni Awards.
How to Apply to Serve on the Alumni Council
Alumni Council Meeting Dates
The 2014-15 Alumni Council meeting dates are Oct. 17-19, 2014, and March 6-8, 2015. For more information about the Alumni Council, please contact Jayn Chaney '05, Director of Alumni Relations, at (866) 850-1846.
Links to Forum Group Pages Exclusively for Alumni Council and Committee Members
Please note: These group pages are private, "invite-only" pages for the members of the respective groups. You must be logged into Forum, and you must be a member of the group, to access the respective page. If you need to be added as a member to any of the groups, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Standing committee group pages:
Alumni Council Engagement Committee
Alumni Council Student Connections Committee
Ad hoc and annual committee group pages:
Alumni Council Election and Membership Comittee
Alumni Council Meeting Minutes
March 7, 2014 (PDF, opens in new window)
Oct. 11, 2013 (PDF, opens in new window)
March 1, 2013 (PDF, opens in new window)
Oct. 5, 2012 (PDF, opens in new window)
March 2, 2012 (PDF, opens in new window)
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