Grand Valley State University Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies


Mission & Vision


Cultivating engaged global citizens through innovative interdisciplinary programs and diverse community partnerships.


The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies will be a regional and national model for creative inquiry, integrative programming, inclusive practices, and student empowerment.

Guiding Principles

We value:

A collegial and collaborative student-centered environment where we support each other and work together, both within the college and across campus, in an open and transparent manner.

Cultural diversity and diversity of voices as a foundational principle in our curriculum, programming, and practices.

Community engagement through educational initiatives and experiential learning.

Interdisciplinary research and teaching that challenges and expands perspectives.

Risk-taking and innovation that encourages alternative approaches to scholarship, teaching, and learning.

Social, environmental, and financial sustainability in all that we do.


Allendale Charter Township

Campus Drive,1
49401 Allendale Charter Township, Michigan, USA

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