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 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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Mantella joins national alliance; signs letter to Congress urging help for immigrant students

President Mantella is a new steering committee member for the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration.

Jul 19, 2021

A veteran holds a U.S. flag while participating in a Veteran's Day hike in 2020.

GVSU named a 'Best for Vets' college by national outlet

Grand Valley State University has been named a 2021 "Best for Vets" college by the national news outlet Military Times. Grand Valley joins 366 colleges and universities throughout the country that are included on the 2021 list.

Jun 22, 2021

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