Upcoming Meetings
    2019 Meeting Dates and Locations


    2019 59th Annual Meeting

    December 4-7, 2019

    Omni Nashville Hotel

    Nashville, TN



    2020 Meeting Dates and Locations


    2020 Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute

    July 11-15, 2020

    Boston Park Plaza

    Boston, MA


    2020 60th Annual Meeting

    December 2-5, 2020

    Marriott Wardman Park

    Washington, DC



    Regional Affiliate Meetings


    Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 2020 Annual Meeting

    March 5-7, 2020

    Hilton Birmingham UAB

    Birmingham, Alabama


    Western Association of Graduate Schools 2020 Annual Meeting

    March 8-11, 2020

    Albuquerque, New Mexico


    Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools 2020 Annual Meeting

    April 1-3, 2020

    St. Kate Arts Hotel

    Milwaukee, WI


    Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 2020 Annual Meeting

    April 16-18, 2020

    Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

    Quebec City, Quebec


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