Assessment and Evaluation

Good assessment and evaluation practices support the success of students, programs, and institutions through clearly communicated learning outcomes, solid methodology, and the informed used of data; assessment and evaluation’s importance to the field of student affairs continues to grow every day. This focus area pulls together information from current research and publications, our knowledge communities, and NASPA events to strengthen your knowledge base of assessment and evaluation, providing opportunities for involvement, education, and professional development in this critical competency for student affairs professionals.

Assessment and Evaluation
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Assessment and Evaluation
Initiatives & Awards

NASPA is pleased to recognize student affairs professionals for their innovative assessment and evaluation practices that create a culture of assessment and learning on their campuses.

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    It is critical that we understand the huge role financial support at both the Federal and state level plays in supporting degree completion for students attending college with financial challenges. We simply cannot advance as a nation if economic prosperity is the only pathway to a college degree. The Trump administration budget reduces funding to the very programs that support low-income student success and increase access to higher education for historically marginalized and underrepresented students.

    Posted on May 25, 2017 at 11:13 AM by NASPA Blog
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    Each year the Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community calls for nominations for the AER KC Innovation Award. This award is given to outstanding person/s who contribute to the field of assessment, evaluation, research. The selected winners will present at the Assessment and Persistence Conference. Read on to learn about this year's selected winners Dr. Dawna Wilson Horton, Research Analyst and Dr. Kimberly Lowry, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success at Eastfield College.

    Posted on May 22, 2017 at 01:51 PM by Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
  • Career Advancement Alongside Changing Trends

    The higher education landscape is changing rapidly, from declining state funds to campus unrest and even to the dismantling of student affairs divisions and the closing of colleges. Such changes cause concern about how we can remain relevant as administrators and prepare ourselves for career advancement opportunities that may not even be clearly defined within the contemporary higher education environment. The new book Careers in Student Affairs: A Holistic Guide to Professional Development in Higher Education provides an array of theory, research, and practical advice to help guide individual adaptation to the changing environment.

    Posted on May 22, 2017 at 06:33 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: May 15-21

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: the highs and lows of DeVos’ first 100 days; White House would slash Student Aid and NSF; the broken promise of higher education; why colleges recruit athletes with sexual assault in their pasts; a veteran’s ground war with Stanford; Congress seeks to establish new student data system; and solving the mystery of underachievement.

    Posted on May 21, 2017 at 09:15 AM by NASPA Blog

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