Thomas J. Haas has been president of Grand Valley State University for 10 years!

Grand Valley’s fourth president is so appreciated by students, they’ve given him the affectionate nickname T. Haas. He has shown his obvious love for students by getting to know as many as he can personally, and T. Haas has created countless memories that will be cherished by the GVSU community.

Events took place to celebrate, including the T. Haas 10 City Tour. Additionally, The Tom and Marcia Haas Power of 10 Endowed Scholarship was created and is being supported by students and alumni who want to give back to their favorite university president. 

Don’t forget to sign the Memory Book and leave T. Haas a congratulatory message!  

T. Haas Trivia

"I received my nickname, T. Haas, from a student who was part of a Transitions group in August of 2006."

Share Your Memory

Rachel S Love 1

As a transfer student, I was also so impressed by how visible President Haas was around campus-not just seeing him walking around, but actually stopping to speak with student about our studies! I didn't...

Erin B Love 4

Thanks T-Haas for always coming to student events and supporting the students of Grand Valley University. Most of my friends who talk to who go to other colleges don't even know their president, and...

Jeff S Love 0

I see President Haas in many places but nothing is as memorable during move-in. Seeing President Haas hand out ice cream to new students and parents during move-in days. Speaking with them and interacting...

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