Grinnell College Appoints Two Women to Endowed Chairs

Grinnell College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Iowa, has appointed six senior faculty members to endowed chairs. Two of the new appointees are women.

M. Johanna Meehan, a professor of philosophy, was named the McCay-Casady Professor of Humanities.

Dr. Meehan is a graduate of Brandeis University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Boston University.

Astrid Henry, an associate professor of English and director of the gender, women’s, and sexuality studies program, was named to the Louise Noun Chair in Women’s Studies.

Dr. Henry is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She holds a master’s degree from the New School in New York City and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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