• Sunil Ahuja, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, University of Scranton
    • Shawny Anderson, Special Assistant to the Provost for Academic Affairs, Saint Mary's College of California
    • Dedra Andrews, Interim Assistant Vice President Enrollment Management and Title III Director, Savannah State University
    • Yuko Aoyama, Associate Provost & Dean of Research & Graduate Studies, Clark University
    • Timothy Barth, Interim Associate Provost for Research and Interim Dean, Graduate Studies & University Programs, Texas Christian University
    • Avram Bornstein, Interim Dean of Graduate Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    • Luis Cifuentes, Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate School, New Mexico State University
    • Kim Ferguson, Interim Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies, Sarah Lawrence College
    • Jose Galvan, Interim Dean, School of Graduate & Professional Studies, Southern Connecticut State University
    • Wei Ge, Interim Dean of Graduate School, University of Macau
    • Richard Gerrig, Interim Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Interim Dean, Graduate School, Stony Brook University
    • Marina Holz, Dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, New York Medical College
    • Varghese Jacob, Interim Graduate Dean, The University of Texas at Dallas
    • Odin Jurkowski, Director, Graduate Education & Research, University of Central Missouri
    • Lisa Karch, Dean of Graduate & Extended Learning, Minnesota State University Moorhead*
    • Lori Kletzer, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Jennifer Lundgren, Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Missouri, Kansas City
    • Karen McCaleb, Interim Dean, College of Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
    • Robbie Melton, Transitional Dean, School of Graduate & Professional Studies, Tennessee State University
    • Mark Mossman, Interim Associate Provost & Director of Graduate Studies, Western Illinois University
    • Wendy Pochocki, Assistant Dean for Operations & Admissions, Graduate Education, North Central College
    • Malcolm Richardson, Interim Dean of Graduate Studies, Louisiana State University and A & M College
    • Can (John) Saygin, Interim Vice Provost and Dean of the UTSA Graduate School, The University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Laurens Smith, Interim Vice President, Research & Interim Dean, Graduate Studies, Utah State University
    • Khaled Sobhan, Interim Dean, Graduate College, Florida Atlantic University
    • Steven Tello, Vice Provost, Innovation & Workforce Development, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    • Jenna Templeton, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chatham University
    • Janet Woodruff-Borden, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Oregon
    • Andrew Zinn, Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center*

    *Deans at new CGS member institutions.


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