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    Board of Directors


    Julie Coonrod (2023)

    Dean of Graduate Studies

    The University of New Mexico



    Graham Hammill (2024)

    Vice Provost for Educational Affairs

    Dean of the Graduate School

    University at Buffalo, SUNY


    Immediate Past Chair

    Andrew G. Campbell (2022)

    Dean of the Graduate School

    Brown University


    Board Members

    Suzanne Barbour (2022)

    Dean, Graduate School

    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


    H. Dele Davies (2022)

    Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

    Dean for Graduate Studies

    University of Nebraska Medical Center


    Cari Moorhead (2022)
    Dean, Graduate School
    University of New Hampshire


    April Boulton (2023)

    Dean of the Graduate School

    Hood College


    Michael Cunningham (2023)

    Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

    Tulane University


    Sheryl Tucker (2023)

    Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College

    Oklahoma State University


    Chevelle Newsome (2024)

    Dean for Graduate Studies 

    California State University, Sacramento  

    Jennifer Hart (2024)

    Dean of the Graduate School and

    Vice Provost of Graduate Studies

    University of Missouri



    Suzanne T. Ortega
    Council of Graduate Schools


    Keith I. Peregonov
    Vice President for Finance, Human Resources, and Operations
    Council of Graduate Schools


    Affiliate Liaison Representatives


    Jack DeRochi (CSGS) 2021

    Dean, Graduate School

    Winthrop University


    Julie Masterson (MAGS) 2021
    Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College
    Missouri State University


    Cari Moorhead (NAGS) 2021
    Dean, Graduate School
    University of New Hampshire


    Tammi Vacha-Haase (WAGS) 2021
    Dean of Graduate College
    Boise State University


    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 voice for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource on issues regarding graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS collaborates with other national stakeholders to advance the graduate education community in the policy and advocacy arenas.  
    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.