The CGS Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute was held July 8-12, 2023 in Denver. Meeting participants explored varied and important issues in graduate education. New and returning participants—graduate deans; associate and assistant deans; faculty and staff from colleges/universities; and association, federal and state agency, and other education-related administrators—enjoyed a unique forum where they met leaders in their field and exchanged ideas and information.

Selected PowerPoint presentations from the 2023 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute are below. Presentations are in chronological order by each category. Presentations are offered as Adobe Acrobat PDF files.


Final Program


New Deans Institute Presentations
Saturday, July 8

Managing Budgets: Planning, Prioritizing, and Allocating
April Boulton and Michael Cunningham

Managing Operations: Time, Staff and Partnerships
Daniel Kleinman and Chevelle Newsome

Managing Enrollment: Recruitment, Admissions, and Funding
James Antony and Andrea Golato

Advocacy 101
Douglas Woods, Cari Moorhead, and David Daleke


Summer Workshop Presentations
Sunday, July 9

Plenary I: Preparing Graduate Students to Address Bias in Data Science
Susan Brennan

Concurrent Dean’s Dialogues

To Stack or Not to Stack?: Examining The Relationship Between Microcredentials and The Master’s Degree
Julie Masterson and Wojtek ChodzkoZajko

Monday, July 10

Breakfast: Sponsored by Proquest (Part Of Clarivate)
Predicting Usage of Dissertations and Theses Across The Globe: An Inferential
Analysis of Proquest Data

Gilia Smith

Concurrent Dean’s Toolboxes

Nurturing and Engaging Prospective Graduate Students In Today’s Digital Society
Andrew Goodliffe

Achieving Graduate Enrollment Goals Through Smart Program Design – Sponsored by EAB
Beth Donaldson and Mark Garrison

Best Practices In International Recruitment: Low Cost/No Cost and Effective
Mark Riley

Preparing Humanities Doctoral Students for Diverse Careers
Mary Farmer-Kaiser

Tuesday, July 11

Breakfast: Sponsored by ETS
Evolving Assessment to Meet Higher Education Needs
Katie Pedley

Concurrent Technical Workshops

Successful Fundraising and Development Strategies for Graduate Education
Clay Gloster, Peter Harries, and Elizabeth Wentz

Wednesday, July 12

Breakfast: Sponsored by Wiley University Services
Online Graduate Students: Understanding Key Trends and Preferences
Krysia Lazarewicz

Technical Workshop

Current and Future Impact of ChatGPT on Graduate Education
Betsy Barre and Boris Steipe