Rob Kimball Ed.D.

Board Chair

Special Assistant to the President for Charter Schools,
Grand Valley State University

Rob Kimball, Ed.D., is Grand Valley State University’s fourth Associate Vice President for Charter Schools.

Rob is a 2004 honors graduate of the University of Michigan. He earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) in learning sciences from Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) and holds an Ed.S. in curriculum and supervision from GVSU and an Ed.D. in education administration and leadership from Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI). Fellowship experiences include Education Pioneers (2008) and the National Association of Charter School Authorizers Leaders program (2013). He completed executive leadership programs at Harvard University in charter school operations and strategic data management.  In 2011, he was nationally recognized by as one of the top 30 education innovators under 30 years old.