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    Membership Committee



    Current committee members


    Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Chair
    Dean of the Graduate College
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


    Mark Garrison
    Dean, Graduate Studies
    Morgan State University


    Tammi Vacha-Haase
    Dean, Graduate College
    Boise State University


    Regina Vasilatos-Youken

    Vice Provost for Graduate Education and

    Dean of the Graduate School

    The Pennsylvania 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.