December 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 8)

Streamlining IT services will improve satisfaction after continuous improvement process

The IT division collaborated with Human Resources and campus partners to transform its services using continuous improvement methodology.


December 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 8)
Article by Michele Coffill

Payroll schedule changes due to winter break

The final paycheck of the year will be issued on December 22.

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GVFaces: Kimberly McElhaney

At KCON's Wesorick Center, McElhaney strives to transform health care through research, community outreach.

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Faculty and staff sketches

Campus community members with noted accomplishments are listed.

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In Memoriam

This space pays tribute to the people who helped shape Grand Valley, including Kurt Thompson, Lucille Grimm and James Reardon.

December 13, 2022 (Volume 46, Number 8)

The GVSU Forum is published by University Communications; it is distributed bimonthly during the academic year and monthly during the spring/summer semesters. Send publication items to Michele Coffill, editor, c/o [email protected]. Web:

University Communications Staff:
Michele Coffill associate director of digital and print publications
Bill Cuppy assistant vice president, UComm – Creative and Multimedia Services
Sarah Dudinetz  social media specialist 
Ronda Huster university communications assistant
Katherine Kemp motion graphic designer
Chris Knape assistant vice president, UComm – Media and Public Relations
Dave LeFurge-McLeod videographer
Tony Packer videographer
Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Corey Stamps  multimedia project specialist
Kendra Stanley-Mills senior photographer
Brian Vernellis senior writer
Peg West associate director of strategy/digital content

Other University Communications publications:
Grand Valley Magazine, published quarterly; visit 
GVNext, web publication; visit , for daily news updates and video features