Chicago Regional Network

The regional network is the perfect avenue for you to meet other Grinnell College alumni. It provides a setting to network and to meet others who have the same affinity with Grinnell.

Are you in the Chicago area? Join the Regional Planning Committee!

Work with your fellow alumni to plan events for local Grinnellians and foster sense of community. Reach out to Ashley Renstrom-Schaefer, assistant director of alumni relations, at or 866-850-1846, to learn more.

Chicago Alumni Social Media

Grinnell College Chicago Facebook group
[Chicago] on

Join the Chicago Lyris list [chigrin] to stay in the loop with your local Grinnell community. To learn more about how to request to join a lyris list, visit the lyris list page.

Members of the Chicago Regional Planning Committee

Shannon T. Boyle ’05
Doug Dobrzynski '13
Brian W. Dunn ’88
Andrew K. Ettenhofer ’00
Yousuf R. Hafuda '16
Alli Henry '04
Mark Henry '05
Dana H. Johnson ’88
Luzat Khandkar '07
John R. Malkinson ’79
Derrick Mitchell '06
Thomas Neil ’14
Dixon Romeo '17 — Coordinator
Ellen J. Rostker ’74
Anne E. Stein ’84
Jen Sultz '88
Andreas Vassilos ‘78
Nancy Ying '95

Upcoming Events

Our regional events and their details are posted to the Alumni Event Calendar. You can filter the calendar to see events for just your region.