Articles by Mary Eilleen Lyon

GVSU sees increase in first-year and diverse students

Campus leaders said efforts to show students the quality and personal attention they will receive at GVSU are working.

Sep 13, 2021


GVSU announces Fall 2021 campus safety plan

Vaccinations will be required for all students and employees by September 30, 2021.

Aug 6, 2021


Search committee set for new vice president for Student Affairs division

Twelve members of the Grand Valley State University community have been appointed to the search committee to fill the newly created vice president for Student Affairs position.

Jul 26, 2021


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


GVSU testifies before House subcommittee

President Philomena V. Mantella led a team that appeared before the higher education appropriations subcommittee.

Mar 11, 2021


GVSU expands reach in K-12 schools, announces idea accelerator

President Philomena V. Mantella introduced a new accelerator for K-12 students and showcased the success of a virtual tutoring program at the university's February 26 Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb 26, 2021


Butcher and Loth retiring in June

President Philomena V. Mantella has announced the June retirements of Vice President and General Counsel Tom Butcher, and Vice President for University Development Karen Loth. She called them both builders of today's Grand Valley State University.

Jan 26, 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


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

No matter where we as Americans fall on the political spectrum, we must condemn the violence that shook our nationýs capital and our personal psyches.

Jan 7, 2021