CGS 59th Annual Meeting

    Final Program

     

     

    Meeting Dates and Location
    December 4-7, 2019
    Omni Nashville Hotel
    Nashville, TN

     

     

    With nearly 700 meeting registrants, this year's annual meeting was our most successful yet! Annual meeting participants explored varied and important issues in graduate education. Participants—graduate deans; associate and assistant deans; faculty and staff from colleges/universities; association, federal and state agency, and other education-related administrators; graduate students, and others interested in graduate education—enjoyed a unique forum where they met leaders in their field and exchanged ideas and information.

     

    Selected PowerPoint presentations from the 2019 CGS 59th Annual Meeting are below. Presentations are in chronological order by each category. Presentations are offered as Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

     

     

    Pre-Meeting Workshop Presentations

     

    Governance and Organization: Building Relationships and Synergies for Any Organizational Structure
    Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Karen Butler-Purry, and Scott Lanyon

     

    Recruitment Strategies for the Heartland
    James Ahern, Jeni Hart, and Ranjit Koodali

     

    Innovations in Master’s Education
    Bonnie Ferri, Robin Garrell, and Scott Herness

     

    Supporting Returning Students
    Alfredo Artiles, JoAnn Canales, Kellie Cude, and Latha Ramakrishnan

     

    Responding to Sexual Harassment and Bullying
    Suzanne Adair, Wendy Smith, and James Wimbush

     

    Review of Graduate Programs: Master’s and Doctoral
    Peter Harries, Joanne Romagni, and Robert Wojtowicz

     

    Monitoring and Managing Graduate Student Debt
    David Berkowitz, Carol Genetti, and Barbara Knuth

     

    Master’s Level Enrollment Management
    Andrea Golato, Ryan Hendrickson, and Maribeth Watwood

     

    Promoting Graduate Student Mental Health
    Emma Dench, Frances Leslie, and Mark Wallace

     

    Using Video to Tell the Stories of Graduate Education
    Kelly Burke, Karen Hanson and Mitch Watsky

     

    Recruiting and Supporting Undocumented Graduate Students: Creating Your Institutional Toolkit
    Miriam Feldblum, Sara Xayarath Hernandez, and Marjorie Zatz

     

    Plenary I

     

    Concurrent Sessions Presentations

     

    High Impact Practices for Online/Hybrid Master’s Programs
    Cheryl Addy, Terri Camesano, and Samantha Langley

     

    How Two Institutions Evaluated, Implemented and Launched a Centralized, Online Graduate Application — Sponsored by Liaison International
    Judy Chappealer, David Daleke, and Alycia Mosley-Austin

     

    Supporting Diversity in Graduate Education: Resources for a Global Context
    Karen Butler-Purry, Alexander Hasgall, Susan Porter, and Adham Ramadan

     

    Graduate Student Work/Life Balance
    Suzanne Barbour, Daniel Kleinman, and Tammi Vacha-Haase

     

    Plenary II

     

    Art with Impact: An Afternoon with Ann Patchett
    Ann Patchett

     

    Concurrent Sessions Presentations

     

    Building an Inclusive Climate and Interculturally-Competent Community
    Lisa Gloss and M.J.T. Smith

     

    Dealing with the Anti-Mentor
    Karen Colley and Sherri Irvin

     

    Implementing Best Practices in Master’s Admissions
    Lisa Armistead and Jerry Weinberg

     

    Plenary IIl

     

    Concurrent Sessions Presentations

     

    How to Increase Enrollment by Better Understanding Prospective Graduate Students — Sponsored by EAB
    Kevin Shriner and Maribeth Watwood

     

    Supporting PhD Transitions into the Workforce
    Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Elizabeth Dolan, and Phillip Trella

     

    Quality in Domestic Joint and Dual Master’s Degrees
    John Keller, Michael Keynes, and Victor Prybutok

     

    Working with Nature: Strengthen Your Institution’s Published Output and International Profile — Sponsored by Nature Research
    Andrea Aguilar

     

    Lightning Round Sessions Presentations

     

    Understanding and Leveraging International Master’s Student Funding — Sponsored by Prodigy Finance
    Molly Dineen and Ian Wright

     

    A Strategic Approach to Developing a Robust Online Program Portfolio — Sponsored by Wiley Education Services
    David Capranos

     

    Plenary IV

     

    Higher Education 2030: Building Student-Centered Learning Eco-Systems — LaPidus Lecture
    Paul LeBlanc

     

    Concurrent Sessions Presentations

     

    Innovative Competency Based Degrees
    Jeffrey Buck, Tony Farrell, and Joy Henrich

     

    CRM for Graduate Admissions: Your Key to Student and Faculty Success -- Sponsored by Salesforce.org
    Kathryn Korgan and Olivia Nash

     

     

    Approaches to Teamwork Training
    Susan Cozzens, Wayne T. McCormack, and Linda Schaffner

     

    Supporting Graduate Students in Need
    Karen DePauwAnnette Kluck, and Robbie Melton

     

     

    Plenary V

     

    Increasing the Participation of Students of Color in Graduate Education: It’s About Faculty Mentorship
    Linda DeAngelo

     

    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.  
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