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

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K-12 Connect serves more than 1,800 K-12 students with virtual tutoring

meeting. K-12 Connect, part of President Philomena V. Mantella's Networks of Support, began in March 2020 in response to learning loss during the pandemic. In less than a year, more than 1,800 K-12 students already received more than 7,500 hours of virtual tutoring.

Feb 26, 2021

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GVSU expands reach in K-12 schools, announces idea accelerator

President Philomena V. Mantella introduced a new accelerator for K-12 students and showcased the success of a virtual tutoring program at the university's February 26 Board of Trustees meeting.

Feb 26, 2021

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Students, faculty and staff discuss campus environment and priorities in Reach Higher 2025 huddle

Grand Valley students joined faculty and staff members to share ideas for the university's future. A new strategic plan will emerge from these Reach Higher 2025 huddles and will run from 2022 through 2025.

Feb 25, 2021

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