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    Global Summit 2007
    August 30, 2007
    2007 Strategic Leaders Global Summit on Graduate Education


    Banff, Alberta, Canada


    The Council of Graduate Schools co-hosted the first-ever Global Summit on Graduate Education, in Banff, Alberta, Canada in partnership with the Province of Alberta. The 27 participants, strategic leaders in graduate education from North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, reached consensus on a set of principles to guide and strengthen international collaboration and advance graduate education globally through the sharing of best practices.


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    CGS contributions to the 2007 Summit were supported by a generous gift from ProQuest.


    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.