Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success
200 Student Services Building
Mike Messner serves as Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success and Director for the Student Academic Success Center at Grand Valley State University. The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) is focused on providing a variety of support services to students to assist them in achieving their educational goals. Primary areas of focus for SASC include: Academic Advising, Instructional Support, Learning Skills Development, and Student Support Programs targeting specific at risk student populations. Mike is responsible for overall unit operations including: supervising and training professional, graduate, and undergraduate staff; strategic planning and assessment; academic programming; and budget management. Mike completed his bachelors – BS (major- biology, minor- chemistry) and masters – M.Ed. (college student affairs leadership) at Grand Valley State University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education through Michigan State University.