CGS Employer Roundtable Members

     


    Roundtable Members
     

    Suzanne Ortega

    President, Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

     

    Earl Lewis

    Employer Roundtable Chair

    Founding Director, Center for Social Solutions, University of Michigan
    President Emeritus, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

     

    Charles R. Craig

    Sr. Vice President - Science & Technology Director - Administration & Operations, Corning Incorporated

     

    Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

    President and CEO, TIAA

     

    Betty Fleurimond

    Managing Director, Higher Education, Deloitte Services LP & Chair, Deloitte Center for Higher Education Excellence

     

    Phil Komarny

    Vice President, Innovation, Salesforce

     

    Richard Kurin

    Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution

     

    Stanley S. Litow

    Professor and Innovator in Residence, Duke University

    President Emeritus, IBM International Foundation

     

    Walt MacDonald

    President and CEO, Educational Testing Service (ETS)

     

    Marian Roberge

    Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, ProQuest

     

    Lesli Rotenberg

    Chief Programming Executive & General Manager, Children’s Media and Education, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

     

    Ron Townsend

    Executive Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations, Battelle Memorial Institute

     

    Christopher Valentino

    Vice President of Global Cyber Solutions, Northrop Grumman Corporation

     

    Ex-Officio

    Christopher Sindt

    CGS Board Chair & Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, Lewis University
     

    CGS Employer Roundtable Member Bios

     

    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.