Upcoming Meetings
    2017 57th Annual Meeting

    December 6-9, 2017

    Westin Kierland

    Scottsdale, Arizona



    2018 Meeting Dates and Locations


    2018 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 7-11, 2018

    The Drake Hotel

    Chicago, IL



    2018 58th Annual Meeting

    December 5-8, 2018

    Omni Shoreham Hotel

    Washington, DC



    2019 Meeting Dates and Locations


    2019 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 13-17, 2019

    Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

    San Diego, CA



    2019 59th Annual Meeting

    December 4-7, 2019

    Omni Nashville Hotel

    Nashville, TN



    Regional Affiliate Meetings


    Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 2018 Annual Meeting

    February 22-24, 2018

    Fayetteville, Arkansas


    Western Association of Graduate Schools 2018 Annual Meeting

    March 18-21, 2018

    The Palms Casino Resort

    Las Vegas, Nevada


    Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools 2018 Annual Meeting

    April 4-6, 2018

    Grand Rapids, Michigan


    Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 2018 Annual Meeting

    April 19-21, 2018

    Montreal, Canada


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