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Assessment Advisory Group

The Assessment Advisory Group is for staff who are interested in and/or responsible for assessment. In addition to providing feedback and advice to the Associate Vice President for Operations and Planning and the Director of Student Affairs Assessment, the group also discusses professional development opportunities, assessment challenges and solutions, resources, trends, and current/upcoming projects. The Director of Outcomes Assessment and staff within the Office of Institutional Research serve as ex officio members. Our meetings are open to all student services staff. Become a member by joining our OrgSync portal.

Assessment Support

The Director of Student Affairs Assessment provides support to the Division of Student Affairs and other co-curricular programs and services within the university. Support and guidance may include, but is not limited to, the following activities:

  • Finding people who have conducted similar studies or who might be interested in doing so
  • Selecting a study topic
  • Choosing a methodology
  • Developing a timeline
  • Reviewing existing assessments
  • Selecting and revising instruments
  • Creating a list of potential participants
  • Designing a marketing plan
  • Collecting data
  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Preparing reports and presentations

Many departments within the division have also designated a staff member to serve as their assessment representative. A list of assessment representatives is provided below.

Career Center

Robin Hedges

Residence Life

Aaron Baker

Center for Civic Engagement and Learning

Betsy Banks

Student Conduct and Community Standards

George O'Connell

Educational Services for Students

James Eller

Student Activities and Leadership

Matt Knickman

Greek Life

Amie Jackson

Thwing Center

Kristin Conway and Stephen Toth

Multicultural Affairs

John Killings

University Health and Counseling Services

Andrew Katz and Rich Pazol

Physical Education and Athletics

Pat Kennedy and Dan Conway