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Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

GRAND VALLEY WAS NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S 100 BEST COLLEGE BUYS FOR THE 22ND YEAR IN A ROW.

  • $282 million in financial aid awarded
  • $84 million of that aid was in the form of scholarships and grant assistance
  • 8,275 students participating in internships, co-ops, practica, and student teaching
  • 11,700+ employment and internship opportunities listed with GVSU Career Center
  • 1,100+ employers participating in career events
  • Middle 50% of Fall 2016 entering class earned high school GPAs from 3.3–3.9, ACT scores of 21–26 and SAT scores of 1050 to 1220

SUSTAINABILITY

  • 250+ sustainability-related courses offered at Grand Valley
  • One of the greenest universities in the nation, according to the Sierra Club
  • 48.6 percent decrease in use of water, 35 percent decrease in natural gas and 28.7 percent decrease in electricity during the past 15 years at Grand Valley
  • 26 LEED-certified buildings completed at Grand Valley
  • Gold status and seventh in the nation for master's-level institutions, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • 250+ energy-saving projects carried out by GVSU in the last 15 years, resulting in more than $2 million in annual cost avoidances.

ADMINISTRATION

Established: Grand Valley State University was chartered by the Michigan legislature in 1960 in response to the need for a public, four-year college in the state's second largest metropolitan region.

Mission: Education students to shape their lived, their professions, and their societies. The university contributes to the enrichment of society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service.

President: Thomas J. Haas

Board of Trustees:

  • Victor M. Cardenas
  • Randall S. Damstra
  • David S. Hooker 
  • John C. Kennedy (chair)
  • Mary L. Kramer (vice chair)
  • John G. Russell
  • Megan S. Sall
  • Kate Pew Wolters
  • Thomas J. Haas (ex officio)
  • Donna K. Brooks, (honorary life member)
  • Dorothy A. Johnson, (honorary life member)

Accreditation: Grand Valley is accredited by The Higher Llearning Commission; Member - North Central Association, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; telephone: (312) 263-0456; Web: www.hlcommission.org

 

AAUP Compensation Survey Data
Grand Valley State University

FULL PROFESSORS
$105,600
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
$85,900
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
$71,400
INSTRUCTORS
$73,300

Jobs at Grand Valley State University

  • McNair Program Director/Associate Director of Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

  • Allendale, Michigan
  • McNair Program Director/Associate Director of OURS - Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship - Grand Valley State University

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  • Academic Department Coordinator - Graduate Program (Kirkhof College of Nursing)

  • Allendale, MI
  • Academic Department Coordinator - Graduate Program (Kirkhof College of Nursing) Job no: 492952 Work type: PSS - Professional Support Staff Locati

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  • Associate Director of Administrative Systems - Information Technology

  • Allendale, MI
  • Associate Director of Administrative Systems - Information Technology Job no: 492961 Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional Loc

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  • Administrative Services Assistant - College of Education

  • Allendale, MI
  • Administrative Services Assistant - College of Education Job no: 492960 Work type: EAP - Less than 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professiona

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