Strategic Planning and Assessment



Student Affairs departments plan and execute robust assessment plans for continuous improvement.  With strategies including surveys, focus groups, metrics tracking, and more, departments use information learning through assessment to guide decision-making and program offerings. 


More information about our assessment efforts



Assessment Champions

Assessment Champions assist specific Student Affairs units in planning their assessment strategies and provide consultation on a variety of topics.  Champions foster alignment between departments and lead divisional strategic planning and assessment efforts.


Jan McKinney
Executive Director of Communications and Administration, Student Affairs
Works with Divisional plans, metrics, and indicators

Jarvis Clark
Associate Director, Student Activities
Works with Student Activities and Student Assistance Services

Melissa Hernandez
Associate Dean of Students - Wellbeing
Works with Wellbeing Services, Recovery Center, Wellness 360, and the PEACE Center



Student Affairs Work Plan

The work plan bridges the diverse functions within Student Affairs and synthesizes divisional efforts. Changes in campus operations were a catalyst for strategic growth and innovation setting the stage for the academic year.

The work plan focuses on key categories of development:

  • Digital resources and expanding the digital footprint
  • Anti-racism efforts
  • Wellbeing and student care
  • Staff and student organization training opportunities
  • Elevated assessment tactics and analytics

Student Affairs Assessment Team

Campus Recreation
Laura Munroe and Andrew Chadick

Wellbeing Services
Melissa Hernandez and Ashton Balarin

Leadership and Volunteer Services
Eliot Howard

Multicultural Student Center
Brandi Scott and Ann Margaret Trujillo

Student Activities
Jarvis Clark

Student Assistance Services

Student Conduct and Community Standards
DeCarius Gillyard


Student Union