Administration

Town hall on financial aid includes information on scholarships, hardship funds, student employment

Members of Grand Valley's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships outlined various forms of financial aid during a virtual town hall July 29 for first-year students and their supporters.

Jul 29, 2020


Faculty, staff set 'gold standard' for university giving

Nearly 51 percent of employees have contributed to the Faculty/Staff Campaign, raising $806,404 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Jul 16, 2020


Incident Management Team update: Revised face covering policy goes into effect

Grand Valley has revised its face covering policy based on July 9/10 executive orders by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Changes will be considered based on CDC guidance and state and federal requirements.

Jul 16, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below. The campus community can self-submit a sketch online for future publication.

Jul 13, 2020


Incident Management Team update: New face covering toolkit, web-based self-assessment, virtual campus tours

Grand Valley has launched a new virtual campus tour that can be accessed using a mobile device.  VisiTOUR features a virtual tour guide who will lead guests through an on-campus visit using 360-degree images, videos, audio and text, to highlight each stop on the tour.

Jul 9, 2020


Grand Valley well-positioned to help students, new board chair says

Newly-appointed chair of the Grand Valley Board of Trustees Megan Sall said higher education helps people find themselves and shape the next stages of their lives. She said Grand Valley is well-positioned to help students achieve growth.

Jun 25, 2020


Truss selected to participate in national higher education leadership initiative

B. Donta Truss, Grand Valley's recently named vice president for Enrollment Development, has been selected to participate in a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).

Jun 24, 2020


GVSU boosts financial aid by 13%, plans for fall

President Mantella outlined preparations during the June 22 Board of Trustees meeting.

Jun 22, 2020


Mantella, administrators explain planning process to return to campus in Fall 2020

At a virtual Town Hall for current students and parents on June 18, President Philomena V. Mantella and Grand Valley administrators detailed extensive planning that is currently underway to ensure that a return to campus is as safe and clean as possible.

Jun 18, 2020


Two recent graduates credit Thompsons for providing them access to college

The coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis are not stopping two recent Grand Valley graduates from starting their careers. Both women credit a generous Detroit couple for helping them get to college in the first place.

Jun 12, 2020