The office of Student Affairs Assessment, Research & Technical Services provides leadership to the Division of Student Affairs in the development and management of assessment, technology, and grant efforts for program improvement, service development, and professional growth. We offer guidance to the Division on assessment issues, manage select Divisional assessment initiatives, and support Division staff in conducting effective assessments and the productive use of data. We also assist division staff members in developing grant proposals and conducting scholarship activities.
In addition to providing training and consultation, we represent Student Affairs on multiple university committees and task forces related to assessment, data management, and educational technology. We support the progress of the Division through ongoing development of a culture in which strategic decisions and intentional programming are based on evidence gathered from a variety of data sources.
Assessment, Research & Technical Services for Student Affairs enhances the educational experience of students by providing leadership in the application of assessment, technology, and grant services. We support effective decision-making and program improvement through advancing the utilization of data, educational technologies, and assessment practices. We assist in the planning and coordination of grant and scholarly activities of the division to enhance our understanding and delivery of high impact programs and services.