Advancement Advisory Committee

    Advancement Advisory Committee charter 


    Current committee members

    Lisa Tedesco (2020) -- Chair
    Vice Provost for Academic Affairs – Graduate Studies and Dean
    Emory University

    David Berkowitz (2021)
    Dean of the Graduate School
    University of Alabama at Huntsville

    Robin Garrell (2020) 
    President, The Graduate Center
    The City University of New York (CUNY)

    Kate Hausbeck Korgan (2021)
    Dean, Graduate College
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

    Pushpa Murthy (2020)
    Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School, and Professor
    Michigan Technological University

    Janet Rutledge (2021)
    Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Maryland
    Baltimore County (UMBC)

    Mark Wallace (2021)
    Dean, Graduate School
    Vanderbilt University






    Adrienne Vincent


    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 voice for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource on issues regarding graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS collaborates with other national stakeholders to advance the graduate education community in the policy and advocacy arenas.  
    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.