• Herman A. Berliner, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Hofstra University
    • Mark d’Alarcao, Interim Dean, College of Graduate Studies, San Jose State University*
    • Mark Ellis, Interim Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska at Kearney
    • Daniel Gallagher, Assistant VP for Graduate Recruitment and Enrollment, College of Saint Rose
    • William Geiger, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, The University of Texas at Tyler*
    • Ingrid Guerra-Lopez, Interim Dean of the Graduate School, Wayne State University
    • Annette Kluck, Dean, Graduate School, University of Mississippi
    • Tony M. Liss, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, City College of CUNY
    • Michael Mathis, Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
    • Victor R. McCrary, Vice President for University Research, Graduate Studies and Sponsored Programs, University of the District of Columbia
    • Carol P. McNulty, Interim Dean of the Graduate School, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
    • Philip Mote, Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate School, Oregon State University
    • Leslie Reynolds, Interim Dean of the Graduate School, University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Noelle Selkow, Interim Director of the Graduate School, Illinois State University
    • Teresa Thiel, Dean, Graduate School, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Karen J. Wheeler, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Arkansas State University
    • Dana Williams, Interim Dean, Graduate School, Howard University

    *Deans at new CGS member institutions.



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