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Graduate Development Network

The Graduate Development Network (GDN), a group of academic and professional services offices that meets monthly during the academic year and occasionally during the summer term, operates in an advisory and coordinating capacity for student life and career development in graduate education. This group promotes communication and collaboration among the participants, as well as a sounding board for issues and concerns about student services.

Representatives are from the Graduate Student Council (GSC); Center for Student Wellbeing (CSW); Margaret Cunningim's Women’s Center; LGBTQI LifeCenter for Teaching; Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (VU-CIRTL); Writing Studio; International Student and Scholar Services; Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities; GradLEAF; English Language Center; Career Development services from the Graduate School and the biomedical sciences office (BRET); Diversity recruitment and retention (VU-EDGE); Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group; College of Arts & Sciences; Graduate Department of Religion; Peabody College of Education and Human Development; School of Engineering; and the Graduate School.

For more information, contact Ruth Schemmer, Assistant Dean for Career Development