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. The mission of Grand Valley State University is to empower learners in their pursuits, professions, and purpose. The university enriches society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, advancement of equity, and public service. A strong liberal education serves as the foundation for Grand Valley State University's wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, fostering critical thinking, creative problem solving, and cultural understanding. Through personalized learning enhanced by active scholarship, the university accomplishes its mission of empowering learners in their pursuits, professions, and purpose.
Grand Valley State University is committed to sending its graduates into the world as both well-rounded professionals and well-rounded citizens. The university does that academically by exposing students to a wide range of disciplines and topics, and then complements those studies with an array of resources and opportunities to expand their horizons. Grand Valley State University's faculty members are eager to pass on their expertise, gained through their robust academic work. Ninety-three percent of the university's faculty have the highest degree possible in their fields -- and many have extensive field experience.
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