Kristen Evans

Kristen Evans smiling for her GVSU headshot

HR Generalist
Office Address:
 1090 James H. Zumberge Hall (1090 JHZ)
Phone: (616) 331-2215
Email: [email protected]

Kristen Evans, a longtime Laker, joined the HR team in December 2022 after 14 years in Housing & Residence Life. During her time in housing, she worked as a living center director, an occupancy manager, and an assistant director. Now as a generalist, Kristen supports the HR organizational needs of the Division of Student Affairs, University Development, University Relations, the Division of Educational Innovations & School Services, Student Affairs, Athletics, and the Art Gallery. Kristen’s professional experience includes staff recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, performance management, and employee relations. Appointed as one of Grand Valley’s two MI-ACE representatives, she also serves on the leadership team of the Women’s Commission.

Kristen earned a BA in Elementary Education from Western Michigan University and a MA in Adult & Higher Education from GVSU. Outside of work, Kristen enjoys yoga, theater, reading, and cheering on Laker Football with her husband and three children.

Kristen's Areas of Support

  • Academic Affairs
  • Division of Educational Innovation & School Services
  • Finance & Administration
  • Student Affairs
  • University Development
  • University Relations

Academic Affairs

  • Art Gallery

Division of Educational Innovation & School Services

  • Charter Schools Office
  • Division of Educational Innovation & School Services
  • K-12 Connect
  • NextEd Co-Lab

Finance & Administration

  • Athletics
  • Athletic and Recreation Facilities Management

Student Affairs

  • Center for Women and Gender Equity
  • Children's Enrichment Center
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Disability Support Resources
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • Military and Veteran Resources
  • Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Office of Student Life
  • Recreation and Wellness
  • Student Services - Pew Campus
  • University Counseling Center

University Development

  • Alumni Relations Office
  • Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
  • University Development
  • University Development Executive Office

University Relations

  • Institutional Marketing
  • University Communications
  • University Relations
  • WGVU - Radio
  • WGVU - TV

Page last modified May 1, 2023