Research and Global Issues

NAGAP is committed to providing its members, the profession, and higher education at-large substantive and comparative research that supports both professionally-related activities and global issues that drive key decisions in graduate schools. The research committee facilitates member-driven and industry-driven projects, and suggestions are always welcomed.


This committee also supports the understanding of research by teaching practitioner-oriented research methods, the promotion of member research through funding of grants, sharing of members' research, and fostering of discussions around various research related to graduate enrollment management.

Current Projects

The Research and Global Issues committee is currently working on the projects below. If you have an interest in learning more about any of these particular projects or have an interest in getting involved, please contact us (mac2113 at

  • Bi-Annual Salary Survey
  • Retention Study
  • GEM Defined: Case Studies

Research Resources

In addition to committee-led work, NAGAP supports research in a variety of ways through community, promotion of member research, and funding two research grants each year. Click below to read more about each: