Our Future

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Reach Higher 2025

Reach Higher 2025 is Grand Valley’s inclusive and iterative approach to establishing a new strategy to propel the university forward over the next four years.

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DEI Commitment

Commitments to social and racial justice include a campuswide network of advisors to ensure Black voices are elevated to the highest level of engagement with all university senior leaders.

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Designing Education for the 21st Century

Grand Valley State University is a national leader in innovative educational practices.

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Commitments to our Communities

Commitments to help make a Grand Valley education accessible to more students than ever for both new and continuing learners.

94 %
of recent graduates are employed or pursuing advanced degrees
25
years in a row Grand Valley was names one of America's best college buys
23,350
students from all 50 states and 75 countries
139
degrees, certificates and badges

GVNext News

President Philomena V. Mantella

A message from President Philomena V. Mantella

President Philomena V. Mantella said GVSU will continue to use education and advocacy to create change and will prioritize criminal justice reform.

Apr 20, 2021

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Battle Creek seniors earn scholarships to GVSU through partnership with W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Nearly 20 seniors from Battle Creek Central High School received partial or full scholarships to attend Grand Valley in the Fall 2021 semester.

Apr 20, 2021

The Mary Idema Pew Library at dusk.

Innovation Fund proposal will accelerate open educational resources

The most recent proposal to the Innovation Fund will seek to expand University Librariesý publishing capacity for open educational resources, or OER. The Innovation Fund, one of President Philomena V. Mantella's initiatives to propel Grand Valley forward, will invest specifically in proposals that cover one of the five presidential priorities outlined by Mantella.

Apr 9, 2021

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