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CGS Urges Congress to Prioritize Graduate Education

United States Capitol Rotunda. Senate and Representatives government home in Washington D.C.

On July 15, CGS joined the higher education community in a letter to lawmakers in the House and Senate urging them to prioritize graduate and professional education as they work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA). The letter was jointly drafted by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the Association of American Universities, and the Council of Graduate Schools. In addition, last month, CGS led a community letter specifically calling for the preservation of the Grad PLUS loan program as part of an HEA reauthorization. The letter highlights the importance of Grad PLUS in enabling graduate and professional students to finance their educations.

Information extracted from CGS news network email dated July 24th, 2019.