Upcoming Events
    CGS Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 11-15, 2015

    Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

    Quebec, Canada



    CGS 55th Annual Meeting

    December 2-5, 2015

    Westin Seattle

    Seattle, Washington



    Regional Affiliate Meetings


    Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 2015 Annual Meeting

    March 5 - 8, 2015

    New Orleans, Louisiana


    Western Association of Graduate Schools 2015 Annual Meeting

    March 8 - 11, 2015

    Anchorage, Alaska


    Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools 2015 Annual Meeting

    April 15 - 17, 2015

    Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis

    St. Louis, Missouri


    Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 2015 Annual Meeting

    April 16 - 18, 2015

    Hawthorne Hotel

    Salem, MA



    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.


    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.


    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.