Mailing Address:

    Council of Graduate Schools

    One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 230

    Washington, DC 20036

    (202) 223-3791 (office)

    (202) 331-7157 (fax)


    General Inquiries:

    Please direct inquiries to the CGS Office


    All Media Inquiries:

    Julia Kent

    Director, Global Communications and Best Practices


    Meeting Registration, Exhibitor & Sponsorship Inquiries:

    Heidi Shank

    Director, Meetings and Member Services


    Publication Orders:

    Anita Thomas

    Administrative Assistant, Finance, Office of the President and Government Relations/Press Relations


    Membership Dues and Vendor Inquiries:

    Peggy Wu



    Membership and Affiliation Inquiries:

    Cheryl Flagg

    Manager, Member Relations


    Website access requests, password help, Online Store questions, and Online Directory updates:

    Janice Goggins

    Associate Director, Meetings and Member Services


    Benchmarking and Consultation Service Inquiries:

    Jeff Allum

    Director, Research and Policy Analysis


    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.