Grinnell College

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Grinnell College,

at Grinnell, Iowa; coeducational; incorporated 1847 as Iowa College, opened 1848 by Congregationalists at Davenport. The college moved to Grinnell in 1859, under the auspices of Josiah B. GrinnellGrinnell, Josiah Bushnell,
1821–91, American pioneer, clergyman, and abolitionist, b. New Haven, Vt. As pastor (1851–52) of the First Congregational Church in Washington, D.C., he created a sensation by preaching an antislavery sermon, which cost him his pastorate.
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. It was named Grinnell College in 1909. Among its facilities and programs are the Conard Environmental Research Area and the Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, International Relations, and Human Rights.
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The relationship between Mayan languages and collective identity in contemporary Guatemala is being configured in a series of ongoing and competing projects pursued by institutions and social actors, says French (anthropology, Grinnel College, Iowa).
McGinn built his career on an AT&T foundation, graduating from Grinnel College in 1969 and taking a post as account executive at Illinois Bell, the traditional proving ground for AT&T executives.