$2.2 million in gifts solidify Grand Valley's first fully endowed chair at Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Frey Foundation and generous donor ensure long-term funding for Frey Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy

Nov 22, 2023

West Michigan economy continues slowing trend: GVSU researcher

Brian Long, director of supply management at GVSU's Seidman College of Business, said his monthly survey shows growing pessimism among local manufacturers and businesses.

Nov 7, 2023

West Michigan economy continues to slow, GVSU researcher says

Brian Long, director of supply management at GVSU, said given the responses to his monthly survey, it will take a major economic disruption for the West Michigan and U.S. economies to fall into a recession.

Oct 9, 2023

West Michigan economy remains flat in August, GVSU researcher says

Brian Long, director of supply chain management research, said his September survey of businesses and executives shows conflicting statistics, but the general belief is that the local economy has remained flat through August.

Sep 12, 2023

West Michigan economy flattens in July, GVSU researcher says

Local manufacturers are seeing the West Michigan economy flatten as sales across some industries have slowed and market demand has stabilized, according to a monthly survey conducted by a Grand Valley State University researcher.

Aug 8, 2023

Manufacturing survey continues yo-yo pattern

West Michigan manufacturing index swings positive, but caution flags remain

Jun 7, 2023

GVSU survey shows economy flattening, concerns rise over employment picture

Purchasing managers survey sees possibility of increased unemployment by late summer.

May 5, 2023

Seidman survey: Key local economic indicators rebound in March

A March survey of local purchasing managers reflects their fluctuating beliefs regarding the state of the West Michigan economy.

Apr 10, 2023

Seidman survey shows manufacturers' outlook turning pessimistic

After a rosy outlook in January, West Michigan manufacturers convey a chill in February

Mar 8, 2023