Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies

Constitution expert: Political cartoons, newspapers paved the way for Constitution's ratification

Akhil Reed Amar, one of the nation's leading legal scholars on the Constitution, was the keynote speaker for the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies' Constitution Day program.

Sep 16, 2021

Hauenstein Center panel: Long road ahead to repair mistrust in nation's institutions

As part of its Common Ground Initiative, the Hausenstein Center for Presidential Studies led a discussion on the deep-seated mistrust and resentment facing American institutions today.

Sep 3, 2021

Getting back to 'We': Authors discuss lessons learned from history, potential for new American upswing

The virtual presentation was part of the final installment in the Presidential Roundtable series.

Apr 6, 2021

Final GVSU Presidential Roundtable: Bringing America together

The discussion will center on lessons learned from earlier challenging eras in U.S. history.

Mar 30, 2021

David Eisenhower: Those in the generation of his grandfather and Ralph Hauenstein 'saved civilization'

Eisenhower spoke during an event honoring what would have been Hauenstein's 109th birthday.

Mar 18, 2021

Next GVSU Presidential Roundtable to examine elections and the role of media

Two national reporters will join the university's four most recent presidents for the discussion.

Mar 18, 2021

Despite insurrection, Constitution "worked" during January 6 armed attack on Capitol

Despite a strong challenge in the face of an armed insurrection in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the U.S. Constitution worked, and ultimately resulted in the peaceful transfer of power from one presidential administration to the next, said Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Feb 24, 2021

Cook Leadership Academy launches new badging system; applications close Feb. 22

The Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy, part of Grand Valley's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, has launched a new badging system that will help academy fellows better highlight what they learn in the program.

Feb 20, 2021