CGS Attends White House Meeting on International Students
    Roundtable discussion of international student visa issues
    CGS Statement on the Administration’s FY 2020 Budget Proposal
    The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is concerned that the Administration is withdrawing essential support for critical discretionary programs.
    Upcoming: CGS Hill Advocacy Day
    Two-day advocacy event in April
    The Advocate Dean: Effective Campus Advocacy
    Elizabeth Kenney, Assistant Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Executive Director, Center for Research and Creative Activities, Salem State University


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