Registration is Now Closed! (Waitlist Available)


    Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute Registration is Now Closed!


    All available spaces for the 2018 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute have been filled and we are regrettably forced to close registration effective May 10, 2018. Registrations postmarked by May 10, 2018 will be honored.


    If you had planned to register for this meeting, you are welcome to fax (202-461-3895) or email ( your registration and we will put your name on a waitlist. We will contact you in the event that a cancellation occurs. We deeply regret any inconvenience. If you have previously registered and your plans change, please contact us immediately to cancel your registration. After May 31, there will be a $100 processing fee deducted from your refund. Please note, no refunds will be honored after June 25.


    Attendance at the CGS Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute has risen in the last several years. The Workshop and NDI are envisioned as smaller, less formal meetings to encourage more interaction among attendees and, as a result, we have limited attendance to 275.




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