MAGS 2019 Call for Papers – Deadline June 29, 2018

Call for Papers

75thAnnual Meeting

March 20-22, 2019 | St. Louis, Missouri

“Changing Times: Challenges and Innovation in Graduate Education”

MAGS members are invited to submit abstracts for contributed sessions for the 75thAnnual Meeting taking place in St. Louis, Missouri, March 20-22.  Higher education continues to be challenged by shifting political landscapes and changing societal expectations.  Colleges and Universities have responded to these changes by developing beneficial collaborations across campus as well with external stakeholder groups; developed novel degree programs; provided innovative graduate student extracurricular and professional development opportunities; and established novel communication and advocacy structures to inform the campus and the public about the benefits of advanced degrees.   Abstracts for sessions pertaining to this theme and other issues affecting graduate education are encouraged.

If you are interested in chairing, or co-chairing a session, please submit an abstract to: Kinchel Doerner ( which includes:

  1. A description, in no more than 300 words, of the proposed session.
  2. An abstract of no more than 50 words for inclusion in the program should the session be accepted.
  3. Contact Information:
    1. Name, affiliation, email, telephone number of member proposing the session[i]
    2. Name, affiliation, email, telephone number of other presenter(s)[ii]
  4. Priority Deadline for Consideration is Friday, June 29, 2018.
    1. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Executive Committee
  5. Notification of Acceptance will be sent by July 31, 2018.

[i]All presenters must register for the 2019 MAGS Annual Meeting.

[ii]Individuals proposing sessions are responsible for contacting co-presenters and ensuring all presenters agree to participate.