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 is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He served two years on the USCG Cutter Acacia in Port Huron, Michigan. 

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Donald M Love 4

T. Haas guest lectured in my fall 2014 "Organization and Administration of Higher Education" course. #SWAG

Cheyenne L Love 0

When I moved in to Kistler as a Freshman in the 2014-2015 school year, it was a really hot day. There was a guy giving out free ice cream, so of course I jumped on the opportunity! Later I found out...

Jake M Love 3

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

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