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    Guide to Advocacy for Graduate Education Leaders

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    Guide to Advocacy for Graduate Education Leaders
    In today’s environment of constrained public resources and political flux, graduate leaders are actively communicating the value of graduate education and research with key stakeholders. This guide provides a variety of principles, practical strategies, and adaptable examples to use in advocating for graduate education on campus, in the local community, and at the state and federal levels. 54 pages. June 2013.


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