Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies

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


First Presidential Roundtable to address January 6 Capitol attack, Constitutional issues

Grand Valley State University's four most recent presidents will gather February 24 to host a roundtable discussion regarding the U.S. Constitution and the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

Feb 10, 2021


Mantella, 3 other GVSU presidents condemn violence in Washington, will host roundtable for campus community

President Philomena V. Mantella and the other three living GVSU presidents react to the violence in Washington and introduce a Presidential Roundtable series.

Jan 13, 2021


White House correspondent to deliver keynote address at virtual MLK event

GVSU, GRCC and Davenport University have partnered to bring this event to the West Michigan community.

Jan 13, 2021