Upcoming Meetings
    2016 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 9 - 13, 2016

    Hyatt Regency Savannah

    Savannah, Georgia



    2016 56th Annual Meeting

    December 7-10, 2016

    Omni Shoreham

    Washington, DC



    Regional Affiliate Meetings


    Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 2016 Annual Meeting

    February 18 - 21, 2016

    Charlotte, North Carolina


    Western Association of Graduate Schools 2016 Annual Meeting

    March 20 - 23, 2016

    Socorro, New Mexico


    Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools 2016 Annual Meeting

    April 6 - 8, 2016

    Embassy Suites Chicago Lakefront

    Chicago, Illinois


    Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 2016 Annual Meeting

    April 14 - 16, 2016

    Delta Waterloo

    Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


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