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

Collective avenues to accelerate new innovative educational practices essential for our future. The REP4 alliance takes this work nationwide to impact an exponential number of current and future learners.

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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 named one of America's best college buys
23,350
students from all 50 states and 75 countries
139
degrees, certificates and badges

GVNext News

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GVSU again earns national recognition for committing to diversity, inclusion

This marks the fourth time GVSU has earned the HEED Award, also receiving it in 2020, 2019 and 2012.

Sep 21, 2021

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GVSU leaders sign second agreement in HBCU pipeline program

GVSU leaders signed a second agreement with a Historically Black College/University, giving students at Saint Augustine's University in North Carolina opportunities to earn master's degrees in advanced computing or engineering fields in as little as five years.

Sep 20, 2021

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GVSU sees increase in first-year and diverse students

Campus leaders said efforts to show students the quality and personal attention they will receive at GVSU are working.

Sep 13, 2021

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