Office of the President

Crain's names President Mantella Newsmaker of the Year in education

Annual newsmakers event honored GVSU President Philomena V. Mantella as Newmaker of the Year in education

Feb 27, 2024


President's Forum guest: How higher education can better address inequities

President Philomena V. Mantella and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Fatma Mili welcomed David Ruiter, faculty director of the Teaching and Learning Commons at the University of California San Diego.

Feb 20, 2024


Presidents' Ball award winners celebrate in style

Event included presentation of Laker of the Year awards, Presidential Appreciation Award, Student Award for Faculty Excellence

Feb 13, 2024


Outstanding faculty members will be recognized at awards convocation

The campus community is invited to attend the February 15 ceremony at the DeVos Center.

Feb 6, 2024



Blue Dot, big impact: Gov. Whitmer visits campus, signs bill with $30 million for GV tech hub

With the stroke of a pen, backed by leaders from around the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed a $616 million supplemental funding bill during a ceremony at Grand Valley, providing a $30 million boost to the university’s Blue Dot initiative.

Dec 18, 2023


Mantella joins legislative leaders at Washington summit to address nation's higher ed challenges

Meeting with Secretary of Education, other national leaders provides GVSU a voice in education policy.

Dec 18, 2023


REP4 National Convening celebrates the alliance's growth and gatherings in the past year

GVSU leaders and students gathered to watch the premiere of the National Convening, which highlighted the accomplishments of REP4 in 2023.

Dec 15, 2023


GVSU Fall Class of 2023 honored during Commencement ceremony

The 1,323 graduates of the Fall Class of 2023 were recognized and celebrated by GVSU academic leaders and supporters on December 9.

Dec 9, 2023


GVSU receiving recognition for veterans' initiatives

President Philomena V. Mantella welcomed students, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. armed forces or are currently serving to the 13th Annual Veterans Breakfast.

Nov 10, 2023