When Visions of Mission Collide
Grinnell College is in the midst of a complicated and difficult debate about undergraduate student unionization, and at its core is a question about the very reason why institutions of higher education, like Grinnell, exist. Regardless of whether the students choose to pursue an expansion of our college’s student union, as leaders of the college, the board and I must decide what type of college Grinnell is as our community grapples with this complex issue about which reasonable, fair-minded people can and do disagree.
Originally published: December 20, 2018
Author: Raynard S. Kington
Institution: Grinnell College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed