AI Scholarship Recipient Experience: "Be Not Afraid."

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
By: Jarvis Lane The ACPA Student Affairs Assessment Institute is intense but impactful. As a 2016 Scholarship recipient, I had the tremendous honor of attending the ACPA SAAI and collaborate with student affairs scholars and practitioners from all across the country. Assessment is something people cringe about or grit their teeth over when they hear about it, but at the ACPA SAAI , the message...

Don't Delay: Publish Your Conference Presentation

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
By: Vicki L. Wise and Lisa J. Hatfield Perhaps you are interested in publishing but have never written an article. It can be intimidating to know where to begin. We suggest that you start with a recent conference presentation! In our book A Guide to Becoming a Scholarly Practitioner in Student Affairs (2015), we suggested a few strategies to get you started in turning your presentation into a...

Attend the 2017 Assessment Institute in Costa Mesa, CA!

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
The Commission for Assessment and Evaluation is excited to announce Costa Mesa, California as the location for the 2017 Student Affairs Assessment Institute. The Assessment Institute provides a unique opportunity to learn assessment in a focused curricular experience. The two and half day institute provides an opportunity for a deep dive to learn about assessment in student affairs. The institute...

Learn about SAAL! The Student Affairs Assessment Leaders

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
By: Daniel Newhart Wait – there are other people that do this work in Student Affairs Assessment? Who I can ask questions of? For free? Indeed! That place and those people are those who make up SAAL – the Student Affairs Assessment Leaders . This organization was founded in 2008 by eleven people – Erin Bentrim, Katie Busby, Becki Elkins, Ted Elling, Gavin Henning, Eulena Jonsson, Sandi Osters,...

Find Time & Design Assessment

Commission for Assessment and Evaluation
By: Megan Forecki Have you ever found yourself thinking “I just don’t have time for assessment !”? As a young professional, I understood the importance that assessment and evaluation has in higher education, but the thought of actually starting an assessment project felt monumental. Questions that seemed particularly daunting included (but were not limited to) Where do I start? What do I assess?...