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Longwood University Assessment Conference

Open to the public, the Longwood Assessment Conference celebrates its 7 year anniversary and 5th year as a virtual conference. You can navigate to to learn what Longwood faculty and staff have found from their research and assessment of course, program and service practices. As you view their presentations, you will gain insights that are transferable or that can used for further investigations and improvement within higher education institutions. From February 13-17th, presenters will be available via the “Leave a Reply” on each presentation page to converse with participants. The conference site with links to sessions and materials will remain open for future reference. The guest speaker, Dr. Keston Fulcher of JMU, will be presenting on the Learning Improvement by Design model that Longwood’s Communication Studies program will be piloting beginning spring 2017.

HEDS Annual Conference – Call for Proposals

The Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium is accepting proposals for its 2017 Annual Conference to be held June 18–21, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Details on submitting a proposal are available at here.

The HEDS conference brings together people in an informal setting to present on and discuss topics related to assessment, institutional research, institutional effectiveness, and other ways of using evidence to improve our institutions. We welcome proposals from people at all colleges and universities. HEDS membership is not required.

University of Georgia – job posting

The University of Georgia (UGA) is searching for an Assistant Director of Assessment within the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).  Reporting to the Director of the CTL, the Assistant Director of Assessment will engage in two central domains of activity: 1) Coordinate and provide training, support, and consulting for those engaging in student learning outcomes (SLO) assessment at UGA and 2) Perform SLO assessment (including data collection, analysis, and reporting) for institution-level projects that require such assessment (these projects currently include General Education and UGA’s SACSCOC Quality Enhancement Plan).  More information, including application instructions, for this position can be found here.

The documents required for an application are a CV/resume, cover letter, and a list of three references.  For full consideration, please apply by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017

AALHE – Call for Proposals

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
7th Annual Conference
June 12-14, 2017
Louisville, Kentucky

The Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) invites you to submit a proposal for its Seventh Annual Assessment Conference at the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Kentucky.

Call for Proposals and Submission Link

2017 Conference Homepage

 Submission deadline: January 22, 2017, 11:00 PM Eastern

Contact email:

The AALHE annual assessment conference provides professional development for assessment practitioners in higher education and is one of the best resources for advanced assessment practitioners. Conference attendees can expect to attend small sessions and have multiple opportunities to interact with other professionals. No matter their institution type – small, large, public, or private – attendees always leave the conference with new assessment colleagues and new ideas.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro – job posting

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education is accepting applications for a Director of Assessment. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Education, this position has the overarching responsibilities of providing leadership of program-level and unit-level assessment for continuous improvement, the oversight of data systems related to the School of Education’s growth, and serving as a key member of the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS), which is housed within the Department of Educational Research Methodology of the School of Education. For more information, please see

2016 HEDS Annual Conference – Full Schedule Now Available

The Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium invites you to register for its 2016 HEDS Annual Conference, which will be held June 26-29 in Asheville, North Carolina.

The full schedule for the conference is now available at:

As you can see from the schedule, the HEDS Annual Conference brings together people in an informal setting to present on and discuss topics related to assessment, institutional research, and institutional effectiveness. One of last year’s conference attendees said, “I learned so much from hearing how other colleagues tackle issues on campus. I always come open to new ideas, and I walk away with new skills and ideas to take back and try out.”

The conference also provides many opportunities to connect with colleagues. Another past participant said, “I appreciate the informal, low-key opportunity to learn and interact with my peers. Many of the presentations gave me useful language to use in thinking about, organizing, and sharing information.”

You can register at:

Christopher Newport University – job posting

Christopher Newport University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Assessment.For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit

Interested parties are requested to submit a cover letter; current resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
Director of Faculty Recruitment
Assistant Director of Assessment Search
Search # 7371
Christopher Newport University
1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606-3072 or

Review of applications will begin May 3, 2016.
Applications received after May 3, 2016, will be accepted but considered only if needed.
Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully committed to Access and Opportunity.