This is slide show of the member institutions.

The Tennessee Conference of Graduate Schools was founded in 1977 for the purpose of

  • Considering matters of common interest related to graduate study and research,
  • Articulating the needs of graduate education, and
  • Influencing public opinion and legislation for the improvement and advancement of graduate education through appropriate channels.

Each institution of higher education in the State of Tennessee which has regional or professional accredited status and offers graduate work is eligible for membership.


Governor Haslam proclaims March 31st through April 4th, 2014 as Graduate Education Week in Tennessee. Graduate Education Day at the Capitol is April 2, 2014.

Click here to view the official proclamation.

TCGS Spring Meeting

Monday Evening 6:00 pm, March 31; Tuesday Morning 8:00 am, April 1st. Agenda and Registration information coming soon.

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Outstanding Master's Thesis Award

TCGS announces new Outstanding Master's Thesis Award. This annual award recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement in graduate student at a member institution of the Tennessee Conference of Graduate Schools.

For more information and a nomination form click here.