SA Assessment Advisory Council

The SA Assessment Advisory Council meets monthly during the academic year to discuss ideas and resources that will enhance assessment practices in the division.  The council serves the division Vice President and Associate Vice Presidents and makes recommendations regarding assessment practices in the division.

Our Mission

The SA Assessment Advisory Council will promote, support and educate the Division of Student Affairs in matters pertaining to the assessment of student learning and development.

Vision

We envision the Division of Student Affairs becoming a culture that embraces evidence-based programming where the assessment of student learning and development is pervasive throughout the entire division.

Values

We value:

  • Use of assessment results to allocate resources, enhance programs/services and provide a platform for "storytelling" about Student Affairs programming.
  • Collaboration across campus boundaries to support assessment initiatives.
  • Integrity and ethics in decision-making.
  • Learning facilitated by Student Affairs divisional members utilizing educational resources and opportunities related to assessment.
  • Excellence in the use of assessment best practices and models. 

Objectives

Our objectives for accomplishing our mission are:

  • To provide meaningful advice and information to the Senior Vice President and Associate Vice Presidents of Student Affairs in matters pertaining to assessment.
  • To raise awareness of assessment practices within Student Affairs.
  • To act as a consulting body to assist departments and members within Student Affairs in completing their assessment initiatives.
  • To serve as a liaison between Student Affairs and the Center for Assessment and Research Studies (CARS).

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