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Western Association of Graduate Schools


WAGS Conference 2014 – Fargo, North Dakota

Save the date – Join us at the 56th annual conference of the Western Association of Graduate Schools

March 31-April 2, 2014

WAGS 2014 Conference Program Agenda (PDF)

Online registration: click here

Click here to register (PDF)


Register for the WAGS Conference:

Submit registration and payment online at
Enter the registration fee based on the fees listed below.

Or, complete the online registration form and
FAX with credit card payment information to: 701-231-7016

Annual Meeting Fee (please check one): includes meeting materials, opening reception, one dinner/special event, breakfasts, two lunches and breaks.

  • Early Bird Registration: $300 for WAGS members, $350 for nonmembers
    (postmarked/submitted on or before February 14, 2014)
  • Regular Registration: $350 for WAGS members, $400 for nonmembers
    (postmarked/submitted on or before March 3, 2014)
  • On-Site/Late Registration: $375 for WAGS members, $425 for nonmembers
    (postmarked/submitted after March 3, 2014)

Radisson Hotel, Fargo, N.D.

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Information for Exhibitors and Sponsors

WAGS invites corporations, companies and agencies who support or provide services for graduate education to participate in the conference. Learn more about available sponsorships and exhibits at the 2014 WAGS Conference. Click here

Planning to visit all 50 states? Don’t save the best for last. Make plans to visit Fargo. Join colleagues and friends to exchange ideas and discuss important graduate education issues at the annual WAGS conference.


The primary purpose of the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) is “the consideration of mutual problems among the member institutions, relating to graduate studies and research." It will cooperate with other agencies for this purpose by dissemination of information, improvement of standards, encouragement of research and assistance to institutions embarking on graduate programs.

The members of WAGS are accredited institutions of higher education in the western United States, Canada and Pacific Rim that offer Master’s and Doctoral degrees. WAGS is a regional association affiliated with the U.S. Council of Graduate Schools.

In recent years, areas of concern have included:

  • Maintenance and enhancement of academic standards
  • Accountability
  • Accessibility
  • Institutional planning and program development
  • Instruction methodologies
  • Administrative methodologies

Last Updated (Wednesday, 26 March 2014 15:36)