The Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is one of GSA’s six membership groups that members can select for primary or secondary affiliation. GSA also offers an AGHE Institutional Membership.

*All designated Academy Representatives are eligible to vote, apply for awards and fellow status within AGHE regardless of their primary group affiliation.

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Disciplines and Professions that Affiliate with AGHE

AGHE members include educators who teach gerontology or geriatrics courses in higher education, including two-year and four-year colleges, universities and professional schools, and students interested in teaching.

Volunteer Opportunities

AGHE provides members a variety of ways to contribute, including organizing networking and educational programs, developing and supporting AGHE products and services, and serving in leadership roles. Learn more about volunteer opportunities here.

Engagement Activities

AGHE organizes several virtual programs during the year. In-person networking and programming also occurs at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting 


AGHE's officer list can be found here.

AGHE Awards

AGHE offers awards for all career levels.

Products and Services

AGHE members develop and manage products and services that support gerontology and geriatrics academic programs, and faculty and students of these programs.

Program Resources

AGHE History

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education was founded in 1974. In 2018 it merged into GSA, renamed Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, and is now one of GSA’s six member groups. GSA maintained AGHE’s Institutional Membership offering. Learn about AGHE’s history and institutional membership. A list of AGHE institutional members is here.