Reach Higher 2025

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


Community members offer ideas for GVSU's future, creating best learning atmosphere as part of Reach Higher 2025 discussion

Participants especially emphasized the importance of experiential learning for student success.

Mar 16, 2021


Reach Higher 2025 huddle participants urged to dream big while considering strategies for GVSU's future

Leaders held the huddle to gather input as the strategic plan enters a new phase.

Mar 1, 2021


Students, faculty and staff discuss campus environment and priorities in Reach Higher 2025 huddle

Grand Valley students joined faculty and staff members to share ideas for the university's future. A new strategic plan will emerge from these Reach Higher 2025 huddles and will run from 2022 through 2025.

Feb 25, 2021



Students co-design GVSU programs, create deeper impact

Two ideas from a GVSU virtual design challenge for high school students have been developed into university pilot programs.

Feb 17, 2021