Board of Trustees

Grand Valley boosts financial aid, designates more than $2 million to support students affected by pandemic

Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved a $5.4 million increase in financial aid, an 8 percent increase over last year.

Jun 25, 2021


Cimitile: University provost says time for a change

President Philomena V. Mantella informed the campus community that Provost and Executive Vice President Maria Cimitile has decided to step down from the position she has held for the last four years and chart a new course for her future at Grand Valley.

Jun 25, 2021


Mantella says GVSU is positioned well for the future; update given on plan for racial equity and inclusion

Grand Valley is stronger and positioned well for the future after facing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Philomena V. Mantella said during an April 30 virtual Board of Trustees meeting.

Apr 30, 2021


GVSU to develop pedestrian mall on Pew Grand Rapids campus

Grand Valley will transform Mount Vernon Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

Feb 26, 2021


Governor appoints two attorneys, alumnae to GVSU Board of Trustees

Noreen K. Myers, an attorney in private practice from East Grand Rapids, and Mikyia S. Aaron, a labor attorney from Detroit, may live in different regions of the state, but they are both GVSU alumni who say they have a passion for Lakers and the universityýs future.

Dec 28, 2020


GVSU sets agenda for new strategic plan, passes budget

President Philomena V. Mantella outlined the Reach Higher 2025 strategy development process and timeline.

Nov 6, 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


Sall named as chair of GVSU Board of Trustees

The board meeting also included recognition of other university leadership changes.

Jun 22, 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


GVSU holds historic virtual Board of Trustees meeting

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees held its April 24 meeting virtually because of the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in Michigan.

Apr 24, 2020