Insights and Research on Graduate Education
Volume 9, Number 4Fall 2020

Onward: Continuing Our Work Together


Suzanne T. Ortega, President, CGS

As we approach the final two months of 2020, an historic election, and continued uncertainty, I wanted to take this opportunity to say...


Join Your Colleagues for the Virtual CGS 60th Annual Meeting


From December 2-4, 2020, CGS will host our virtual 60th Annual Meeting to reconnect, network, and explore important issues in graduate education. This year’s meeting will include plenary sessions on topics ranging from...


Barbara A. Knuth Joins CGS as Virtual Dean-in-Residence


Earlier this month, Barbara A. Knuth, professor and former dean of The Graduate School at Cornell University joined CGS as our first virtual dean-in-residence. Many of you know Barb from her time on the CGS Board of Directors and as the 2019 recipient of the Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education. We sat down with her to learn more about...


CGS Members Help Move the Needle on Policy Issues


Lauren Inouye, Vice President of Government Affairs & Public Policy, CGS

As we head into this year’s November election and plan for the new 117th Congress in January, CGS members will be critical in forging connections on Capitol Hill. We invite member deans...


Graduate Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshop Lays Groundwork for Future Action


In August of 2019, with support from the Mellon and Sloan Foundations, CGS launched a project designed to create a foundation for evidence-based policies and resources to support...


Important Change to April 15 Resolution Process


Some of you may have read about the recent changes that the National Associate for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) made to its code of ethics. Faced with the threat of an anti-trust finding from the US Department of Justice, NACAC..


New CGS Deans & Titles

  • Susan Antón, Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University    
  • Mary Beth Bagg, Interim Vice President and Provost, University of Indianapolis
  • Edmund M. Balsdon, Interim Dean of Graduate Studies, San Diego State University

New CGS Members

  • The New School for Social ResearchReturning