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GVSU looks ahead to future

GVL/Kevin Sielaff President Haas gives his closing remarks to the members of the board, acknowleding their hardwork as well as the committment of the student body. The board members were dismissed after a productive and beneficial meeting inside Kirkoff's Pere Marquette Room.

GVSU looks ahead to future


By AUDRA GAMBLE Published 07/06/14 12:04pm

As Grand Valley State University begins to look ahead to the upcoming fall semester and the return of the bulk of its students, the university is also looking even further into the future. The university is finalizing its developmental plan for 2016-2021, as the current developmental plan will end in 2015.


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GVSU involved in lawsuit

Grand Valley State University is currently involved in a pending lawsuit in which two students are suing the university for what they feel was a wrongful accusation of academic dishonesty. The two students, Ashley Short and Erin Jurek, were taking MTH 345, Discrete Mathematics, together in the summer of 2013 when their professor accused them of working together on a take-home exam.
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From American to Tanzanian schools

From American to Tanzanian schools

After a 12 hour flight from Detroit to Amsterdam, a 4 hour layover, an 8 hour flight to Tanzania and an hour drive from the airport, 24 education majors from Grand Valley State University arrived in Arusha on May 4.

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GVSU faculty salaries rank lower than average

According to a recently-released survey by the American Association of University Professors, Grand Valley State University’s full-time professors are paid an average of $96,800.

Among the 14 public universities in Michigan that participated in the survey, GVSU ranked 10th.

The University of Michigan Ann Arbor ranked first in the state, with an average salary of $156,900.

Nationally, the average increase of salaries from the 2012-2013 school year to the 2013-2014 was 2.2 percent.

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Board of Trustees approves new academic programs

Board of Trustees approves new academic programs

Undergraduate and graduate students at Grand Valley State University will soon have more options when it comes to choosing a major. Several programs will be added this year to the catalogue of 81 undergraduate majors and 32 graduate programs.
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