Office of the President

Convocation speakers welcome students, usher in academic year

Speakers at Convocation, the traditional start to the academic year, welcomed new students to their new home during an evening event August 24 in the Fieldhouse Arena on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 24, 2022


McNair: Becoming a more student-ready campus is a job for all faculty, staff

Becoming a more student-ready campus means having a better understanding of an institution's data and its students, and planning for this initiative must align with university strategic and enrollment goals.

Aug 24, 2022


Professional development series aligns with Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

A series of professional development events will help faculty and staff members strengthen Grand Valley student readiness and success outcomes.

Aug 18, 2022



REP4 summit empowers students to chart the future of higher ed

Regional summit draws 250+ students from around the Midwest

Jul 22, 2022


Key educational foundations invest in REP4 and the future of education

New gifts from 3 foundations total $1.5 million to enable current learning summits, long-term operations and growth across higher education.

Jul 11, 2022


Tom Butcher honored for nearly 40 years of service to university law

NACUA bestows Life Membership honor on long-time GVSU general counsel

Jun 27, 2022


GVSU Board names Susan M. Jandernoa as chair

Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees named Susan M. Jandernoa as its chair. Jandernoa has served on the Board of Trustees since 2019 and previously served as vice chair.

Jun 24, 2022


Mantella: GVSU providing responsive education for today's students

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella was one of the featured presenters at the West Michigan CEO Summit, discussing GVSU's mission to provide education responsive to today's extraordinary disruptions.

Jun 14, 2022


GVSU earns federal grant to establish TRIO program in Detroit

The five-year, $1.4 million federal grant will establish a TRIO program in Detroit designed to create a successful college-going culture for high school students who would be the first in their families to attend college.

Jun 13, 2022