Thomas J. Haas has been president of Grand Valley State University for 10 years!

Grand Valley’s fourth president is so appreciated by students, they’ve given him the affectionate nickname T. Haas. He has shown his obvious love for students by getting to know as many as he can personally, and T. Haas has created countless memories that will be cherished by the GVSU community.

Events took place to celebrate, including the T. Haas 10 City Tour. Additionally, The Tom and Marcia Haas Power of 10 Endowed Scholarship was created and is being supported by students and alumni who want to give back to their favorite university president. 

Don’t forget to sign the Memory Book and leave T. Haas a congratulatory message!  

Haas 10 Year Video

T. Haas Trivia

Haas has two sons, Eric and Gregory, and one daughter, Sarah.  He has two daughters-in-law, Whitney (Eric) and Janice (Gregory), and one son-in-law, John (Sarah).  He has four granddaughters.

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Ronda C Love 2

When my son and I came for campus visit, I met him and didn't know he was the president! He was personable. His demeanor makes me PROUD of be an alumni of GVSU. My sons college experience at GVSU...

Paige R Love 7

T. Haas was kind enough to make a video in celebration of my victorious battle with cancer, as well as welcome me to becoming a Laker for a Lifetime! The video made me feel beyond thrilled to start...

Nicolette A Love 2

I was lucky enough to receive a FaceTime call from President Haas while I was deployed overseas this summer! It made my day and reminded me why I'm so proud to call myself a Laker!

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