The Purpose of the Assessment Team
The Student Affairs Assessment Team was established to develop assessment skills and competencies amongst student affairs staff and to advance assessment practices throughout each unit.Furthermore, the team also aims to support student affairs strategic planning and assessment initiatives, including oversight of the CAS self-study process; establishment and reporting on performance indicators and data points; and identification, definition, and assessment of programmatic and student learning outcomes.
Responsibilities of MembersExchange ideas
Participate in team decisions with objectivity
Support team decisions
Accept responsibilities as assigned by Student Affairs Executive Team/Chair
Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities
Advance strategic planning and assessment initiatives
Current MembersTheresa Lyons, Director, New Student Orientation
Mike Smith, Director, Student Information Office
Dawn Dooley, Associate Dean of Students
Karen Haddock, Disability Accommodations Coordinator
Deborah Mole, Associate Professor/Librarian
E. Andre Thorn, Director, Multicultural Center
Current Task UndertakenA key Student Affairs Executive Team initiative for AY12 has been to conduct a full CAS self-study review of all primary functional areas within student affairs. Undergoing this process will allow departments and staff to bring actionable opportunities for program enhancement to the forefront.
As each department/program completes the self-study, Assessment Team members will serve in three primary capacities:
Outputs: CAS Self-Study Report
the completion of all of the self-studies a final report, summarizing the
process and outcomes per department, will be compiled by members of the
Assessment Team MeetingsThe Assessment Team meets monthly to discuss matters related to research and assessment in student affairs. Please contact the Coordinator of Student Affairs Research and Assessment at 786.6108 for additional information about the team or meeting dates.
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