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!  

T. Haas Trivia

"My favorite food is New York style pizza!"

Share Your Memory

Travis C Love 1

I was in undergrad when T. Haas came to GVSU, and he's been nothing short of amazing to talk to and get to know. He used to come in the student section with us and get a little rowdy during football...

Andrea D Love 4

During commencement, my name was mispronounced and I was upset. While walking across the stage, T Haas said, "It's ok, Andrea! They're cheering for you!" Made my day. Thank you for always being available...

Matthew H Love 4

President Haas extended a warm hand of friendship, respect and dedication on the multiple occasions I have had the honor of spending with him. As a student who has transferred from several Universities...

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