L. William Seidman
L. William Seidman, founding chair of Grand Valley's Board of Trustees, died May 13, 2009 at the age of 88. Seidman was one of the founders of Grand Valley State University, helping galvanize local support for the establishment of a public four-year university in West Michigan.
Graduate: Washington Study
Seidman graduate candidates have the opportunity every summer to join graduate students from around the U.S. for the Washington Campus Program. The Washington Campus consortium includes Arizona State, Berkeley, UCLA, Cornell, Emory, Georgetown, Grand Valley State, Howard, Indiana, Michigan, New Mexico, University of North Carolina, Northeastern, Ohio State, Purdue, University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M.
The late William Seidman, former FDIC Chairman and long-standing Grand Valley State benefactor, was a founder of the Washington Campus Program. Students examine the process and issues of federal public policy and how corporations can integrate a public dimension into business strategy.
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