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.

90 %
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
22,406
students from all 50 states and 67 countries
142
degrees, certificates and badges

GVNext News

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GVSU expands tuition-free program to all qualified Michigan students

Grand Valley leaders have expanded a tuition-free program that opens its doors to any qualified Michigan student who wants to enroll at the university.

Jan 18, 2022

Cheryl Brown Henderson gives a virtual presentation standing behind a monitor in the WGVU studio.

MLK week opens with call from keynote speaker to continue 'watering seeds planted by King'

The daughter of a man whose life intersected with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. opened Grand Valley's commemoration week events by saying the two men "planted the seeds we are still watering and nurturing today."

Jan 17, 2022

Fred and Lena Meijer in front of a wall with a sign, Frederik Meijer Honors College

Grand Valley celebrates the life of Lena Meijer

Grand Valley and West Michigan are remembering Lena Meijer, who died on January 15. She was 102.

Jan 16, 2022

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