Champion Membership Benefits

    Annual Dues: $15,000


    Champions recognize the impact of a strong investment in graduate education for increasing their prominence among key decision-makers in higher education. Champions enjoy all of the Premium Benefits of the Sustaining Membership Network, as well as:


    Special Benefits Reserved for CGS Champions

    • Recognition as a Champion in all CGS meeting programs
    • Recognition as a Champion on the CGS website (including a link to your website)
    • Invitations to CGS networking events
    • Ability to request to post to the CGS Dean’s Discussion List
    • Opportunities to propose meetings (“in-conjunction-with” events) at the CGS Annual Meeting and Workshop.


    Levels: Ally  ||  Champion  ||  Collaborator  ||  Visionary


    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 advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
    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.