Sat. Feb 4th, 2023

Grand View University’s 13th president announced he plans to retire at the end of the upcoming academic year in a university news release Friday morning.

Kent Henning became university president in 2000, back when the university was known as Grand View College. In his 22-year tenure, the university has added 18 new athletic programs, numerous academic programs and expanded exponentially in both enrollment and academic facilities.

Henning, 63, always had a mission to make Grand View a destination for all students. Most of his career was spent in private liberal arts, faith-based institutions and so becoming a university’s president, Henning says, he was and still is very committed to its mission — but that it’s time to step aside and let someone else take the reigns.

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