Thomas J. Haas is no longer serving in their position at Grand Valley State University

Mar 04, 2019
Board and Executive Moves
Background Information
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) offers the large number of academic programs and student life activities of a large university and the benefits of a smaller one. Located in Allendale, Michigan, Grand Valley State University has additional campus centers in Grand Rapids and other nearby cities. GVSU offers more than 200 programs of study, including more than 81 bachelor’s degrees. Undergraduate majors include: * Art * Biomedical Science * Chinese Studies * Classical Studies * Creative Writing * Criminal Justice * Engineering * Film * Nursing * Tourism Management Grand Valley State’s College life boasts more than 300 student clubs and organizations. While GVSU’s offerings are numerous, students still benefit from small classes and close contact with faculty. The undergraduate admissions department requires applicants to submit an online application, an application fee, transcripts and ACT or SAT scores. In addition to GPA and test scores, the admissions department also evaluates class ranking and classes taken. They also consider extracurricular activities. Grand Valley State University offers need-based federal financial aid awards like loans, grants and work-study. Grand Valley State also awards scholarships. Some examples of scholarships are performing arts scholarships, academic scholarships and scholarships for transfer students.