President Thomas J. Haas
Height: 28.5 in
Width: 23.25 in
Portrait of President Thomas Haas in blue robe and medallion posing in front of a desk. American flag behind.
President Thomas J. Haas is the fourth president of Grand Valley State University. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut at Storrs, and before coming to GVSU, was the president of the State University of New York at Cobleskill. Haas served for over twenty years in the United States Coast Guard, where he taught at the Coast Guard Academy as a chemistry professor and also served as a member of the Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff.
Former Presidents of Grand Valley State University
James H. Zumberge 1963-1969
Arend D. Lubbers 1969-2001
Mark A. Murray 2001-2006