White text on red background. Text: Connecting Grinnellians for the common good: An evening with President Anne F. Harris

An evening with
President Anne F. Harris

Grinnell College is proud to announce the launch of an event series featuring President Anne F. Harris in 2023. The College is elated to resume providing opportunities for alumni and friends to hold space together at venues near their homes and workplaces. These events will include a casual evening of appetizers, beverages, and conversations about the vision for Grinnell’s future. Tour stops provide alumni, parents and friends with an opportunity to get to know Grinnell’s 14th President. The dates and event cities are listed below. Whether we’re coming to a town near you, or an event coincides with your personal travel, please save the date and plan to connect with us! Visit this page as we get closer to the event date for additional program and location details. We will plan to add links for registration pages six weeks prior to each event. 

Save the Date

San Francisco, CA
January 10, 2023

Des Moines, IA
February 1, 2023

Washington, D.C.
February 9, 2023

Portland, OR
February 28, 2023

Seattle, WA
March 2, 2023

Boston, MA
April 10, 2023

Minneapolis, MN
April 12, 2023                

Chicago, IL
April 26, 2023

New York, NY
May 11, 2023

Grinnell, IA (virtual)
May 25, 2023

San Diego, CA
June 23, 2023

Los Angeles, CA
June 24, 2023

More about President Harris

Grinnell College President Anne F. Harris

Anne F. Harris, an energetic leader and gifted teacher, joined Grinnell College in 2019 as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College. In 2020, the Grinnell Board of Trustees appointed her to serve as acting president. Later that year, the board unanimously selected Harris to be the 14th president of Grinnell College. We invite you to peruse the President’s webpage where you can read more about President Harris, find an archive of messages from her to the Grinnell College community, view her inaugural address, and more.