Associate Director of Digital & Print Publications
Michele Coffill began working for Grand Valley's University Communications office in 2000, following a career as a newspaper reporter and editor. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Michigan State University and a master's degree in education from Delta State University in Mississippi.
Her primary responsibilities include editing Forum, a weekly newsletter for the campus community, and Grand Valley Magazine, a quarterly magazine.
She is member of Grand Valley’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Executive Planning Committee, Inclusion Advocates and ADA Advisory Committee. Coffill is also an executive board member for the Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council and volunteers at the Community Food Club. In 2007, she received Grand Valley's Administrative/Professional Award for Service to Community.
Beats: Area & Global Studies, Environmental Studies, Liberal Studies, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, General Education, Integrative Learning & Advising, Office for Community Partnerships & Student Professional Development, Kutsche Office of Local History, Frederik Meijer Center for Writing & Michigan Authors, Padnos International Center, Provost's Office, Enrollment Development, Inclusion & Equity, Padnos College of Engineering, Center for Adult & Continuing Studies, Student Academic Success Center, TRIO