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

Haas holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Connecticut.

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Liz B Love 0

In December 2009, 3 friends and I drove to Alabama for the NCAA Football championships to see GVSU play. That was also the same day as graduation. T. Haas made it to graduation and then sat right behind...

Sean O Love 9

President Haas and I run into each other all the time at events, and he always greets me with smile and talks about the upcoming traditions. It's fantastic that not only does he make an effort to see...

Jakia F Love 2

T. Haas is always there to support students. He allowed me to shadow him one day, and I was able to gain a real look into the job of a university president and network with community members of GVSU...

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