The office of Assessment & Research for Student Affairs provides guidance to the Division on assessment issues, manages select Divisional assessment initiatives, and supports Division staff and faculty in conducting effective assessments and the productive use of data. In addition to providing training, consultation, and project management, Assessment & Research represents Student Affairs on multiple University committees and task forces related to assessment and data management. Assessment & Research for Student Affairs supports the progress of the Division through ongoing development of a culture of assessment in which strategic decisions and intentional programming are based on evidence gathered from a variety of data sources.
- To fully embed assessment into the division culture
- To enhance the compilation and sharing of student data
- Provide and encourage continuing professional development in the area of assessment
- Development and use of technology to support assessment efforts