President Thomas (Tom) Haas is Grand Valley State University's fourth president. Prior to his appointment in 2006, he was president of the State University of New York Cobleskill. In addition to his appointment as president of Grand Valley, Tom has also been appointed professor of chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is a consultant and evaluator for North Central Association Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Grand Valley University Foundation. Back to Foundation Leadership.