Interdisciplinary Learning in Graduate Education and Research: Online Proceedings of 2014 Global Summit

    Proceedings of the 8th annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit, co-hosted by CGS and Memorial University of Newfoundland.

    CGS Report Highlights Completion Trends of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Doctoral Programs

    Findings Suggest New Strategies for Improving Retention and Completion

    CGS Builds on Efforts to Understand PhD Career Pathways

    Grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Andrew M. Mellon Foundations will support a new research and planning initiative.

    Updated: State Snapshots

    Our state-by-state breakdown of select graduate enrollment and degrees statistics has been updated with recently released data.

    Deadline for nominations is July 17, 2015. These awards are made annually to individuals who have completed dissertations representing original work...

    CGS research and activities serve to advance graduate education and to promote U.S. competitiveness in the global economy. We invite you to explore our initiatives:

    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.


    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.


    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. Based in Washington, DC, the organization provides its members with regular updates and analyses of legislative and regulatory proposals and policies that affect graduate education.
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    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.



    The Dean's Discussion Board provides an electronic forum where graduate deans and other senior staff exchange questions, ideas and institutional practices.