Call for proposals

Graduate Education 360°: Supporting the Whole Student

March 22–24, 2021

All proposals for sessions, presentations, and roundtable discussions must be submitted online using the Call for Proposals Submission form. 

The deadline for submission of proposals is November 6, 2020.  Notification of acceptance will be sent by December 1, 2020.

We encourage any presentations related to graduate education. Some suggested topics include:

  • Increasing Diversity of Graduate Programs
  • The Politics of Graduate Education
  • Mentoring Sessions for New Graduate Administrators
  • Graduate Education in Changing Times
  • University Partnerships for Graduate Initiatives and Support
  • Innovative Master and Doctoral Programs
  • Graduate Student Mental Health
  • Graduate Student Fiscal Competency
  • Graduate Student Mentoring
  • Personal and Professional Work/Life Balance for Students
  • Supporting Graduate Students in Times of Crisis
  • Recruiting and Retaining International Students
  • Rethinking Graduate Research and Creative Activity

We're looking forward to broad participation and welcome your proposals for presentations that address these and other topics of interest concerning graduate education. 

Proposal Requirements

When completing the online proposal form, you will need to provide the following information.

  • Title of the individual or organized session
  • Abstract of 250 words maximum and 2–4 Keywords that describe the content of the presentation
  • Presenter(s) information: name, title, university affiliation, phone number and email

Formats and Timing

  • Individual and group presenters should plan for 30 minutes per session including time for discussion and questions.
  • Organized Panels, Roundtables, and Workshops will be allowed 60 minutes total, including all presentations, questions, reporting, etc.

Please note: All presenters attending must register for the conference.