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Welcome to Student Affairs Assessment

Clemson University’s Division of Student Affairs recognizes the integral role of assessment in strategic planning and aligning human and financial resources. Student Affairs Business Operations supports the division’s departments and their objective to great a culture of evidence and continuous improvement. In addition to serving as a consultant to departments, the director of assessment coordinates division-level assessment efforts that support institutional goals, objectives, and metrics and university accreditation through The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC).

Even though assessment may be formally part of someone’s role, every staff member is responsible for assessment and evaluation. Opportunities to improve, enhance, and/or streamline learning, operations, programs, processes, administrative functions, capital management, etc. exist. Staff should feel empowered to contribute in ensuring quality, efficiency, and relevance in everything they do.

The role of division staff is to:

  • enhance competence and confidence in assessment, evaluation, and data governance by leveraging resources, trainings, and colleagues
  • use best practices and evidence-based findings to inform practice
  • be a good steward of resources and data and serve as a model to others
  • articulate how individual work impacts departmental, divisional, and institutional goals and metrics
  • seek out Assessment Liaison(s) or Director of Assessment with questions, comments, or ideas or when guidance is needed