Diversity and Inclusiveness Advisory Committee

    Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee charter


    Current committee members

    JoAnn Canales - Chair (2018) 
    Dean, College of Graduate Studies
    Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi


    Suzanne Barbour (2019)

    Dean, Graduate School

    University of Georgia


    Jabbar Bennett (2019)
    Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer
    Northwestern University


    Andrés Gil (2019)

    Dean, Graduate School

    Vice President for Research & Economic Development 

    Florida International University


    Sara Hernández (2019)
    Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement 
    Cornell University


    James Mack (2019)

    Associate Dean of the Graduate School 

    University of Cincinnati


    Cari A. Moorhead (2018)
    Interim  Dean, Graduate School
    University of New Hampshire



    Anna M. Naranjo


    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.