Office of the Provost

Prepared for the next journey: Virtual graduate celebration recognizes class of 2020

More than 1,800 Grand Valley students were recognized during a virtual graduate celebration held on the universityýs Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Dec 11, 2020


Cimitile names new vice provost for Graduate and Lifetime Learning

Kara H. Van Dam is the current vice president and dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Dec 10, 2020


Faculty, staff discuss mission and values during Reach Higher 2025 huddles

President Philomena V. Mantella listened and engaged with faculty and staff members December 3 during two virtual huddles continuing the process of formalizing Grand Valley's strategic plan through 2025.

Dec 3, 2020


In his classes, Michael Scantlebury uses 'as many avenues as possible' to reach students online

Watch Scantlebury, associate professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management, talk about his approach to interacting with students in the online setting.

Nov 12, 2020


Schaub named dean of Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Mark Schaub was named dean of the college after serving as acting and interim dean since February 2019.

Nov 3, 2020


Fireside Chat presenter: Higher education needed to teach 'human skills' as digitalization advances

Even as more and more computers replace humans, a former Google executive said colleges and universities are in the exact right place to prepare the next generation for the workforce.

Nov 2, 2020


GVSU joins national alliance to develop inclusive, diverse STEM faculty

Grand Valley joins 18 other institutions within a national alliance to develop inclusive teaching practices and increase diversity among STEM faculty members over a three-year period.

Oct 29, 2020


GVSU faculty member recognized as a top public university educator

Stephen Mattox, professor of geology, received the Michigan Association of State Universitiesý Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award.

Oct 14, 2020


Fireside Chat presenter: offering nudges to students helps build relationships, satisfaction

The series is a presidential initiative designed to bring in "thought activators" for campus discussions.

Sep 24, 2020


Software package goes beyond efficient functions to key tool for student success

Navigate, software that assists students with making appointments on campus, goes beyond that functionality and has become a key tool for student success and retention.

Sep 14, 2020