2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting was held in New York City, NY on April 6-8, 2017 at the New York Marriott East Side. Below you will find presentations from the 2017 Annual Meeting along with the final agenda.

Final Agenda (link)

Plenary Session I – Empowering Students: Accommodations and Individual Development Programs
Jennifer Aumiller, University of Maryland, Baltimore (link)
Mahadeo Sukhai, National Educational Association of Disabled Students (link)

Plenary Session II – International Student Recruitment, Retention, and Research Travel vis-à-vis New and Pending Immigration Rulings
Suzanne Ortega, CGS President, with panel of graduate deans

Plenary Session III – Growth of Master’s Programs
Joshua Burgher, Vice Dean, College of Professional Studies, Columbia University
Brad Nelson, Concordia University (link)

Plenary Session IV – Off-campus Partnerships
Simon Bousquet, Director, MITACS (link)
Barry K. Logan, Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives, Chief Scientist, NMS Labs, and Executive Director, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) (link)

Plenary Session V – Apples and Oranges: Metrics for Program Assessment
Barbara Knuth, Senior Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate School, Cornell University (link)
Faye Diamantoudi, School of Graduate Studies, Concordia University (link)

Plenary Session VI – How Data Can Drive Change: Identifying, Collecting, Reporting and Using Data
Rosemary Lang, Director, Data Solutions, Cornell University
Laura Schramm, Associate Dean and Professor, St John’s University

NSF Graduate Education Programs and Priorities
Earnestine Psalmonds Easter, Program Director, Division of Graduate Education, NSF (link)

ETS: Update from the GRE and TOEFL ProgramsNSF Graduate Education Programs and Priorities
Eileen Tyson, Executive Director, Global Client Relations, Global Education Division (link)