Meet Grand View President Dr. Rachelle Keck

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Rachelle K. Keck as Grand View's 14th president! To give all alumni and community members an opportunity to meet President Keck, we will be hosting a meet the president tour!

  • Wednesday, July 27 
    Viking Golf Classic, Terrace Hills Golf Course 8700 NE 46th Ave, Altoona, IA 50009
    Join Grand View Athletics for a round of golf and help raise money for student-athletes. Dr. Keck will greet golfers at the post-golf banquet.  Learn more here.
    *Advance registration required – contact for golf registration details
  • Sunday, July 31 10 a.m.
    Worship service at Luther Memorial Church, 1201 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
    Pastor Russell Lackey invites all friends and alumni of Grand View to attend this service and social at Grand View’s campus church.
  • Tuesday, August 2 – 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    Coffee Q & A at West End Salvage, 22 9th St. Des Moines, 50309 | 
    Gather Downtown Des Moines at West End Salvage for a casual question and answer social with Dr. Keck.  Be sure to save time for shopping afterward as West End Salvage is proud to showcase its coffee bar and 4-story building of antiques and goods salvaged from all over the world. Free parking is located in the 2 lots adjacent to West End Salvage or paid metered street parking is also available.
    Advance RSVP requested - RSVP HERE -Those who RSVP in advance will be placed into a drawing for a $50 gift card to West End Salvage.
  • Tuesday, August 9 – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
    Kinship Brewing, 255 NW Sunrise Dr., Waukee, IA 50263 | RSVP

    Join Dr. Keck, her husband Jim, and their beloved dog, Hava (pictured) at Kinship Brewing for a night of dog park fun.  Bring the family and your furry friends to enjoy the 1-acre dog park while socializing on their patio.  Learn more about Kinship Brewing and their dog park here. Advance RSVP is requested - RSVP HERE -Those who RSVP will receive 1 free drink ticket and be entered to win a $50 gift card to Kinship Brewing.
  • Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13
    Iowa State Fair
    Visit the Grand View booth, located in the Varied Industries Building, during your visit to the Iowa State Fair. Dr. Keck will greet visitors from 9 – 11 a.m.  Grand View alumni receive a free gift when you stop by the booth.