04/25/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Grinnell Names First Black, Openly Gay President

The Board of Trustees unanimously voted for [Raynard] Kington. He was chosen, also unanimously, by the Presidential Search Committee from a pool of 200 candidates. "Never have I been more optimistic about what Grinnell can do in its future," said Trustee Harold Fuson '67.

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