Upcoming Meeting

Join us for the 2021 Virtual

Annual Conference

“Graduate Education: Fostering Future Leaders”
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Registration Open

The Georgia Council of Graduate Schools will host its Virtual Annual Conference on Thursday, April, 29, 2021. This virtual meeting is an opportunity to reconnect, exchange ideas and resources, and discuss important graduate education issues.

The theme of this year’s conference, broadly conceived, is, “Graduate Education: Fostering Future Leaders”. Agenda coming soon.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:
• Leadership Development for Graduate Students
• Managing/Supporting Graduate Assistants
• Diversity & Inclusion – Implicit Bias
• Budget – Operation in the “new” normal
• Supporting Graduate Research
• Mentoring & Training
• International Issues
• Promoting Mental Health & Well Being
• Title IV Partners
• Policy Development
• Advocacy
• Interdisciplinary Teams
• Using Data to Foster Graduate Success
• Career Planning and Networking
• Tracking Career Outcomes
• Professional Development
• Preparing Future Faculty
• Virtual/Online Support for Graduate Students
• Graduate Alumni Relations
• Students and Data – Security/Safety

Registration Cost:  Recognizing the current financial challenges faced by all our institutions we are very pleased to offer this conference FREE to all registrants. Registration is required. 

For additional GCGS meeting information, please email contact.gacgs@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you virtually!

Best Regards,
David Baugher
Senior Assistant Dean of The Graduate College
Graduate College – Office of the Dean
Kennesaw State University
GCGS President 2019-2021


Past Meetings

GCGS Fall Business Meeting 2020

November 6, 2020

Host Institution: Kennesaw State University

Location: Virtual

Meeting Minutes

GCGS Spring Conference 2020

Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.


GCGS Fall Business Meeting 2019

October 23, 2019

Host Institution: University of Georgia

Griffin, GA

Meeting Agenda – Fall 2019

Meeting Minutes – Coming Soon

GCGS Spring Conference 2019

May 16 – 17, 2019

Host Institution: Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

Conference Program 2019

Presenter Biographies

GCGS Fall Business Meeting 2018

October 24, 2018

Host Institution: Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

Meeting Agenda – Fall 2018

Meeting Minutes – Fall 2018

GCGS Spring Conference 2018

April 19 – 20, 2018

Host Institution: Middle Georgia State University

Macon, GA

Conference Program 2018

GCGS Fall Business Meeting 2017

October 25, 2017

Host Institution: Middle Georgia State University

Macon, GA

Meeting Agenda 2017

GCGS Spring Conference 2017

April 27 – 28, 2017

Host Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

Conference Program 2017

GCGS Fall Business Meeting 2016

October 4, 2016

Host Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

GCGS Spring Conference 2016

April 21 – 22, 2016

Host Institution: 

Conference Program 2016