Our Issues

Stay informed about issues impacting graduate education, including our federal policy agenda, budget and appropriations, communications to policymakers, and COVID-19 legislation and regulations.

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Member deans and CGS President Suzanne Ortega and Government Relations and Public Policy department stand with Nasser Paydar, Assistant Secretary of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education.

Advocacy Resources

Advocacy resources to effectively engage policymakers regarding graduate education, including policy toolkits, state snapshots, and the Congressional Champion Award.

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Join the Effort

CGS provides a variety of resources for graduate deans to stay engaged and informed regarding issues facing graduate education, including the Advocacy Ambassadors Network, Advocacy Day, and our Washington Insights and Highlights newsletter.

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