Collaborator Membership Benefits

    Annual Dues: $25,000

     

    CGS Collaborators are leaders in their field and provide direct information and expertise to the graduate community. Collaborators may access special opportunities for visibility not extended to other levels of the Sustaining Membership Network as members of the Corporate Leadership Circle. Collaborators enjoy a membership experience that is highly customized. CGS welcomes suggestions from its members in the Corporate Leadership Circle for additional opportunities for visibility or projects to advance graduate education. 

     

    Special Benefits Only Available to CGS Corporate Leadership Circle

    • Invitations to networking, launch events, and research forums
    • Annual half-day workshop with senior CGS staff focusing on strategic issues in graduate education
    • Opportunities to collaborate on research and best practice projects
    • Opportunities to sponsor the highest-visibility events at the CGS Annual Meeting
    • Complimentary Registration for 2 participants at the CGS Annual Meeting, reduced registration for all other attendees
    • Priority in offering proposed meetings (“in-conjunction-with” events) at the CGS Annual Meeting and Workshop
    • Recognition as a member of the Corporate Leadership Circle in all CGS meeting programs (will specify “Collaborator” or “Visionary”)
    • One complimentary 1/4 page advertisement in the CGS Annual Meeting program
    • Direct access to CGS staff expertise
    • Recognition as a member of the Corporate Leadership Circle with a logo and link on the CGS website (will specify “Collaborator” or “Visionary”)
    • One complimentary 1/2 page advertisement in GradEdge per year; Reduced rates for additional advertisements in GradEdge
    • Ability to request to post to the CGS Dean’s Discussion Board

     

    Plus, all of the Premium Benefits of the Sustaining Membership Network.

     

    Levels: Ally  ||  Champion  ||  Collaborator  ||  Visionary

     

    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. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
    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.