The CGS Virtual Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute proved to be an informative and engaging event


    Attendees had the opportunity to participate in full group sessions with speaker Q&A as well as small group discussions. Timely topics included: graduate education in a post-COVID-19 world, supporting international graduate students through the COVID-19 pandemic, strategic initiatives in graduate education at the National Science Foundation, maintaining a graduate education pipeline, and supporting the mental health and well-being of graduate students. View the complete Summer Workshop program here.


    CGS is working on plans for our December Annual Meeting, and more information will be available soon. We assure you that the health and safety of our membership is our first priority.


    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.