Upcoming Events
    CGS Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 12 – 16, 2014

    Portland Marriott

    Portland, Oregon


    CGS Annual Meeting

    December 3-6, 2014

    Grand Hyatt Washington

    Washington, DC


    Regional Affiliate Meetings


    Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 2014 Annual Meeting

    February 20 – 23, 2014

    San Antonio, Texas


    Western Association of Graduate Schools 2014 Annual Meeting

    March 31 – April 2, 2014

    Radisson Hotel

    Fargo, North Dakota


    Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools 2014 Annual Meeting

    April 9 – 11, 2014

    The DoubleTree Hotel Magnificent Mile

    Chicago, Illinois


    Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 2014 Annual Meeting

    April 24 - 26, 2014

    Omni King Edward Hotel

    Toronto, Ontario



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