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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

  • Visiting Faculty (Physics) - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Allendale MI, MI
  • Qualifications:    Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy; Experience teaching introductory physics courses or labs is preferred; Excellent communication and

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  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach - Athletics

  • Allendale MI, MI
  • Required  Qualifications: Bachelor's degree Candidate to have played or coached at the collegiate level. Successful knowledge and experience with the

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing - Kirkhof College of Nursing

  • Grand Rapids MI, MI
  • Seeking faculty eager to promote distinction for the College in Teaching, Scholarship, Service, and Practice Overview: Grand Valley State University i

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  • Affiliate Faculty - School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

  • Grand Rapids MI, MI
  • The School of Public, Nonprofit & Health Administration (SPNHA) at Grand Valley State University invites applicants for an affiliate faculty/executive

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