Office of the President

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


Mantella joins national alliance; signs letter to Congress urging help for immigrant students

President Mantella is a new steering committee member for the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

Jul 19, 2021



REP4: National alliance of institutions, convened by GVSU, puts learners at the forefront of designing paths to transform education

The initiative, which addresses equity and access in education, was publicly launched on May 13.

May 13, 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



Reach Higher 2025 hits milepost with draft Values, Mission and Vision for university

An April 26 update outlined the process so far and invited reflection on the proposed language.

Apr 26, 2021


A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella said GVSU will continue to use education and advocacy to create change and will prioritize criminal justice reform.

Apr 20, 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


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