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

"If I had one day to spend with anyone (dead, alive, or fictional), I would enjoy meeting Thomas Jefferson as well as Jean-Luc Picard, the captain of the Enterprise." 

Share Your Memory

DeMario B Love 9

First of all, I just greatly admire him! There isn't a public President Haas and a private one. He's whole in that way, and the community has come to know that over time. He's everything we would want...

Robert Z Love 6

I remember T. Haas so intentional and present with students during my time at Grand Valley. My memories of him swearing me in on Student Senate, rowing at football games, and shaking hands with my...

Jake M Love 3

One time at Fresh T. Haas gave me a cupcake. It was rad.

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