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 KentAssistant Vice President, Communications, Advancement, and Best Practices

    Katherine Hazelrigg, Communications Manager


    Meeting Registration, Exhibitor & Sponsorship Inquiries:

    Heidi ShankDirector, Meetings and Member Services


    Publication Orders:

    Anita ThomasManager, Office Services


    Membership Dues and Vendor Inquiries:

    Peggy WuComptroller


    Membership and Affiliation Inquiries:

    Cheryl FlaggManager, Member Relations


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

    Janice GogginsAssociate Director, Meetings and Member Services


    Benchmarking and Consultation Service Inquiries:

    Jeff AllumAssistant Vice President, 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.