Office of Research

Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE)


CIRGE is a research center devoted to the study and improvement of doctoral education worldwide. CIRGE has become a trusted source of valid information and data about graduate education outcomes, as well as a site of sophisticated analyses on issues vital to doctoral education and innovative ideas. Our goal is to help universities respond to today's challenges and take advantage of the opportunities change offers.

Core Services Offered

The only research center devoted to generating and analyzing data on doctoral education in the U.S. and abroad.

Funding Information:

Ford Foundation

Reporting Structure:

Tom Stritikus, Dean, College of Education

Center Details

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Director: Nerad, Maresi
Location: Miller Hall
Year Started: 2002
Administering College/School: College of Education 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Education Leadership & Policy Studies 
Faculty Involvement: 3