Board of Trustees
Grand Valley State University is an institution of higher education created by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and governed by the Board of Trustees. The Board consists of eight members appointed by the Michigan governor and confirmed by the Senate. Trustees serve eight-year terms.
A strong liberal education serves as the foundation for Grand Valley State University's wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, fostering critical thinking, creative problem solving, and cultural understanding. Through personalized learning enhanced by active scholarship, we accomplish our mission of educating students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies.