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Student Affairs Assessment Support Services (SASS) aims to enhance the assessment capacity of student affairs professionals who coordinate programs with student learning and development outcomes.  Fulfillment of this mission occurs via direct consultation, educational activities, and the dissemination of scholarly work relevant to assessment practices.

Values & Objectives
Values
  • Enhancement of student affairs professionals’ knowledge and skills with respect to assessment
  • Use of assessment results in order to facilitate evidence-based program decisions
  • Cross-disciplinary collaboration
Objectives

As a result of consultation and/or collaboration with SASS, Student Affairs professionals will…

  • Develop sustainable assessment plans that provide information about student learning.
  • Use assessment results to make evidence-based decisions about their programs.
  • Disseminate findings to the regional, national, and international professional community.
Meet the Team

Andrea

Andrea Pope

Title: Lead Graduate Consultant

Email: popeam@jmu.edu

Sam Gonzalez

Sam Gonzalez

Title: Graduate Consultant

Email: gonza4sm@jmu.edu

Chris Patterson 

Chris Patterson

Title: Graduate Consultant

Email: patte3cr@jmu.edu

Sean York 

Sean York

Title: Graduate Consultant

Email: york2sa@jmu.edu

Sara Finney

Dr. Sara Finney

Title: Faculty Leader of SASS

Email: finneysj@jmu.edu


Questions?

 Schedule an appointment to meet with a SASS consultant or email SASS Faculty Lead, Sara Finney (finney@jmu.edu).

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