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Raynard Kington Says Goodbye To Grinnell College

Courtesy of Grinnell College
Raynard Kington has been president of Grinnell College since 2010. He will begin his new position as headmaster of Phillips Academy, better known as Andover, the prestigious Massachusetts university-preparatory boarding school, later this summer.

After a decade as the president of Grinnell College, Raynard Kington is leaving for a position in Massachusetts. Kington will become the new "head of school" of Phillips Academy. The academy is better known as Andover, the prestigious university-preparatory boarding school.

On this segment of River to River, Ben Kieffer speaks with Kington to refelct on his time at Grinnell, his experience living in a rural community, the future of higher education and our uncertain times.


Raynard Kington, outgoing president, Grinnell College 

Rick Brewer is a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River