The Mission of NAGAP is to engage and advance Graduate Enrollment Management Professionals by promoting excellence and collaboration through education, research, and professional development.
NAGAP, The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management is the only professional organization devoted exclusively to the concerns of individuals working in the graduate enrollment management environment.
Membership in NAGAP provides an opportunity to network with professional colleagues at all sizes and types of institutions: large and small, public and private, secular and non-secular.
The annual conference, development institutes, membership directory, weekly NAGAP News, Perspectives newsmagazine, mentor program, and chapter affiliations all help facilitate communication among members.
The Mission of NAGAP is…to engage and advance Graduate Enrollment Management Professionals by promoting excellence and collaboration through education, research, and professional development.
The Vision of NAGAP is…to be leaders on the forefront of Graduate Enrollment Management.
NAGAP Core Values:
Advancement and Dissemination of Knowledge. We value innovation and inquiry as central to the development of knowledge. We believe education and research are vital to effective practice in the field of graduate enrollment management.
Diversity and Inclusion. We value equity, inclusion, and mutual respect. We recognize that our differences make us stronger, and we seek out inclusion of differences. We believe that a culture of respect among a diverse and engaged membership strengthens NAGAP and is foundational to our contributions to the profession.
Collaboration. We value partnerships and teamwork. We believe in the power of networks, and that collaboration among our members, with other professional associations, and with industry partners builds synergy and enhances our individual strengths.
Professional Development and Personal Growth. We value continuous personal and professional development. We believe that the expertise and judgment of graduate enrollment management professionals are critical contributions to the field of graduate education.
Since its inception, NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management has been proactive in its commitment to diversity in its membership and in the profession. The Governing Board has worked collaboratively to reaffirm and articulate this long standing core value with the following official diversity statement:
NAGAP is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all of its activities. This commitment embraces respect for differences including age, culture, disability, education, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, life experiences, immigration status, race, religion, and sexual orientation. NAGAP champions an open exchange of ideas in a collegial environment that embraces academic freedom, cooperation, mutual respect, and responsibility. NAGAP supports activities that promote and nurture professional development, best practices, research, and collaboration of a diverse and global community of graduate enrollment management professionals, encouraging dialogue that fosters professional growth among all of its constituents, in the US and internationally.