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    Collaborator Membership Benefits

    Annual Dues: $25,000


    CGS Collaborators are leaders in their field and provide direct information and expertise to the graduate community. Collaborators may access special opportunities for visibility not extended to other levels of the Sustaining Membership Network as members of the Corporate Leadership Circle. Collaborators enjoy a membership experience that is highly customized. CGS welcomes suggestions from its members in the Corporate Leadership Circle for additional opportunities for visibility or projects to advance graduate education. 


    Special Benefits Only Available to CGS Collaborators


    CGS Annual Meeting

    • Complimentary Registration for 2 participants at the CGS Annual Meeting, reduced registration for all other attendees

    Access to graduate deans

    • One complimentary ½-page advertisement in GradEdge per year1
    • Ability to request to post to the CGS Dean’s Discussion List


    Access to CGS staff expertise

    • Annual half-day workshop with senior CGS staff focusing on strategic issues in graduate education


    Plus, all of the Premium Benefits of the Sustaining Membership Network.

    1 Limit one complimentary ad per company per calendar year.





    Levels: Small Business Partner  ||  Ally  ||  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 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.