Office of the Provost

Convocation speakers encourage students to find their communities, begin strong journeys

New and returning students were welcomed to the 2021-2022 academic year by Convocation speakers who also lent advice, gave messages of support and asked questions.

Aug 27, 2021


Former provost: personal interactions make GVSU unique

At a reception held in her honor, former Provost Maria Cimitile told her colleagues and friends their personal interactions with each other and with students is what makes Grand Valley unique.

Aug 26, 2021


Oliver Wilson Scholars set up for success after completing summer program

Nearly 60 incoming students have already completed their first six weeks of college by participating as Oliver Wilson Scholars, a program designed to support diverse students and set them up for success.

Aug 20, 2021


Campus community members named to search committee for next provost

A campus committee has been established to guide the search for a provost, supported by consultants from Storbeck Search.

Jul 19, 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


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who received accolades or published works are recognized.

Jun 11, 2021


Reflecting on a year of change, faculty member emphasizes moving forward with good things learned from experience

GVNext is showcasing stories on how faculty members such as Alisha Davis optimize virtual learning.

May 18, 2021


Making Waves hosts kayaking on Grand River for Earth Day

Fitting for Earth Day, Grand Valley students and faculty members spent time April 22 kayaking on the Grand River.

Apr 22, 2021


First LEADS graduates fit state initiative to have more residents with bachelor's degrees

18 students will earn bachelor's degrees in integrative studies at the conclusion of the winter semester.

Apr 22, 2021


Faculty member expects creativity shown during switch to online learning to have lasting impact

GVNext is showcasing stories on how faculty members such as Chris Harper optimize virtual learning.

Apr 7, 2021