Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Our Core Values

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations advances the mission and values of Grinnell College by providing alumni- and donor-centric engagement opportunities for the greater Grinnell College community. This is achieved with integrity, respect, commitment, proficiency, and transparency. We support one another with an inclusive, collaborative, and healthy environment characterized by honest communication and championship-level preparation and performance.

With a Purposeful Mission

To bind meaningful and lifelong relationships that transform lives through a Grinnell education.

Why we share these with you

We share our values and mission to promote an in-depth understanding of how the Office of Development and Alumni Relations approaches its work with alumni volunteers in supporting the Grinnell community. We invite you to consider using our mission and values to guide you in your work with our office and with the Grinnell community.