Glenn A. and Betty J. Niemeyer
This scholarship honors Glenn and Betty Niemeyer, pioneers in the development of Grand Valley State University. Dr. Glenn A. Niemeyer began his Grand Valley career as a history professor in 1963. Until he retired in 2002, Dr. Niemeyer advanced through various administrative posts including Dean of The College of Arts and Sciences, Vice President of the Colleges, and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost. He was very influential in the evolution of the University while maintaining a loyal interest and love for history, his academic home. Betty Niemeyer was also active with University affairs as she not only supported Glenn but also was involved in departmental and University events and other volunteer duties.