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.
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Allendale ranks among Smartest Cities in U.S.
Date: July 2, 2013
Three Michigan cities are among the smartest in the U.S.
Lumosity, the online brain-training platform, has released its 2013 list of Smartest Cities, put together by data scientist Daniel Sternberg.
Ann Arbor, East Lansing and Allendale rank 15th, 21st and 23rd, respectively.
Lumosity said the rankings are based on data from more than three million of its users in the U.S. between the ages of 18-75 who had played multiple Lumosity games.