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American College Health
Association (ACHA)                    None Reported                           Facilitated Training Session at Annual ACHA Conference           None Reported
                                      An experimental program has been
                                      developed to use the student learning
Association of College Honor
                                      and development outcomes for an                                                                          ACHS will promote honor society standards and
Societies (ACHS)
                                      evaluation instrument for               Chair of Adult Program Standards Committee - A meeting is        undergraduate research standards at the 2008 ACHS Annual
                                      undergraduate student research.         planned to meet at Penn State to evaluate draft standards.       Council Meeting.

                                                                              1) Actively linked ACPA experts to standards development and
                                                                              review process
                                                                              2) Komives was a Keynote speaker at October Symposium
ACPA: College Student Educators
                                                                              3) Komives was newly elected CAS President-Elect
International
                                                                              4) Komives attended CAS Strategic Planning August session and
                                                                              is chairing Strategic Planning Committee
                                                                              5) Dunn is chairing review of Research and Assessment Standard
                                      None Reported                           6) Dunn is chairing CAS Research Committee                      None Reported
                                                                                                                                              Dan Bureau will become the next AFA Director to CAS. He
Association of Fraternity Advisors
                                                                              AFA spent this past year seeking a new Alternate Director that  will begin his duties now and start attending meetings in the
(AFA)
                                      None Reported                           will become the AFA Director to CAS in 2009.                    fall of 2008.
                                                                              1) Participated on a review team at Webster University whose    College Union Standards: Initial conversation about revised
                                                                              internal review was based on the CAS College Union and          Standard held at ACUI Summer Leadership meeting in July.
Association of College Unions
                                                                              Campus Activities Standards                                     Sessions reviewing and improving the Standards scheduled at
International (ACUI)
                                                                              2) Referenced the CAS Campus Activities Standard as a potential five regional conferences this fall and a session at the Annual
                                      None Reported                           resource during a peer review at Carleton College               Conference in March 2008.
                                                                              1) Attendance at CAS Board meetings followed by written report
Association of Higher Education                                               to AHEAD Board liaison and Executive Director.
and Disability (AHEAD)                                                        2) Summary of last fall's CAS Conference presented to MD
                                      None Reported                           Disability Higher Education Network - November 2006             None Reported

Canadian Association of College                                               The CACUSS Board has voted to fund an appointed Director to
and University Student Services                                               CAS for the next 2 years. The individual is Dr. Heather Lane
(CACUSS)                                                                      Vetere (Former President of CACUSS). Heather is the Executive
                                      None Reported                           Director of Student Housing Services at University of Guelph. None Reported
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                                                               1) Served as Chair of the "Campus Activities Programs Standards
                                                               and Guidelines" revision committee. The revised standards were     Still in the early stages of developing as a professional
                                                               approved at the Fall 2006 meeting                                  organization. CiVSA is growing rapidly now with over 200
                                                               2) Elected as a Member-At-Large to the CAS Executive Board at      member institutions and will continue to be an active and
Collegiate Information and Visitor
                                                               the Spring 2007 meeting                                            contributing member of the CAS Directors. Additionally, it is
Services Association (CiVSA)
                                                               3) Began serving as Chair of the "College Union Standards and      anticipated that discussions will begin to revise and update the
                                                               Guidelines" revision committee.                                    "Campus Information and Visitor Services Standards and
                                                               4) Attended CAS Strategic Planning Retreat and Executive Board     Guidelines" at the Spring 2008 CiVSA Conference at
                                      None Reported            Meeting in August 2007                                             California Polytechnic University - Pomona.
                                                               Served on NACA Professional Development Committee that             1) Currently NACA is piloting the Characteristics document
                                                               translated the CAS Characteristics of Excellence document into     with refinement. In the future, the 360 degree tool will be
National Association for Campus
                                                               campus program specific knowledge and skills. Then the             marketed further.
Activities (NACA)
                                                               committee created a 360 degree evaluation tool to use with the     2) The Director will attend the Northeast regional conference
                                      None Reported            Characteristics of Excellence in Campus Activities.                and present two workshops (November 2007)
                                                                                                                                  With the approval (hopefully) of the new Auxiliary Services
National Association of College
                                                                                                                                  Standards, NACAS will undertake a marketing campaign to
Auxiliary Services (NACAS)
                                      None Reported            See "Conventions, Workshops, and Meetings"                         inform the membership of the new Standards.

                                                               1) Sam Ratcliffe served on two NACE Task Forces revising the
                                                               NACE Professional Standards for Career Services and
                                                               developing self-study and external review protocols to help
                                                               ensure effective use of the new standards. The new NACE
                                                               standards closely parallel the CAS Standards for Career Services
National Association of Colleges
                                                               and are intended to be complementary.
and Employers (NACE)
                                                               2) Sam Ratcliffe was the lead co-presenter at the Virginia
                                                               Association of Colleges and Employers Annual conference for a
                                                               session entitled Student Learning Outcomes: Demonstrating          NACE leaders will continue to explore the best ways for
                                                               Career Services Contributions to Student Success. Participants     NACE and CAS to interact regarding updating of standards
                                                               were strongly encouraged to purchase and use the CAS               and information referral to practitioners seeking assistance in
                                      None Reported            publications related to Professional Standards and FALDOs.         office reviews and learning more about the use of standards.
                                                                                                                                  The NACS Education Committee served as a SME review
National Association of College                                                                                                   team for the final draft of the Auxiliary Standards from the
Stores (NACS)                         None Reported            None Reported                                                      college store perspective.
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                                                                           1) Attended November 2006 and April 2007 CAS meetings;
                                                                           participated in November 2006 CAS Symposium
                                                                           2) Solicited suggestions for LAP revisions from NADE members
                                                                           and association leaders                                          1) Maintain affiliation with CAS
National Association for                                                   3) Served on two standards revisions committees: Learning        2) Provide information about CAS to NADE members
Developmental Education                                                    Assistance Programs and Recreational Sports                      3) Promote CAS products through information provided to
(NADE)                                                                     4) Served on NADE Certification Council, which endorses use of   members via web-site link, conference materials, newsletter
                                   CAS materials are referenced during     CAS Standards and Guidelines for Learning Assistance Programs    articles by NADE Director, discussion with NADE leaders
                                   NADE Certification Training Institute, in self-studies by programs seeking NADE Certification            4) Engage actively involved in revision of LAP Standards and
                                   and programs are encouraged to use      5) Recommended name of NADE contact for CAS Technology           Guidelines
                                   these materials in coordination with    Standards development                                            5) Incorporate use of CAS Standards into NADE
                                   NADE Guides when completing             6) Provided information about CAS for NADE officers and          CertificaitonTraining Institute
                                   program self-studies                    members                                                          6) Offer session at NADE on use of CAS Standards
                                   Responded to member request for
NAFSA: Association of              more information on CAS and how to Education Abroad leader attended CAS workshop in November             Including CAS Standards in overall review of association
International Educators            obtain SAGs.                            2006 in the stead of NAFSA CAS Director.                         standards.
                                   1) CAS products were included and                                                                        1) The new CAS Standards for Commuter and Off-Campus
                                   promoted in all the workshops                                                                            Living Programs will be promoted and presented in NCCP
                                   presented by the NCCP staff                                                                              workshops and consultations.
                                   2) NCCP staff utilized and promoted                                                                      2) The NCCP is developing a learning outcomes worksheet as
National Clearinghouse for         CAS products through their                                                                               part of a Commuter Perspectives issue on learning outcomes
Commuter Programs (NCCP)           consultations with numerous                                                                              for members that are primarily based on the newly released
                                   institutions across the country         1) The Director, Scholar, and Coordinator of the NCCP promoted   CAS FALDOs.
                                   3) CAS products are featured in the     and used CAS materials in consulting activities.                 3) The NCCP uses CAS materials as an advocacy tool to help
                                   assessment packet distributed to NCCP 2) NCCP Coordinator used CAS materials in on-site tours of the     our members attract resources and support for commuter
                                   members                                 NCCP.                                                            students.
National Council on Student        Used as part of annual conference pre-
Development (NCSD)                 conference workshop                     Attended CAS Meetings                                            None Reported
                                   Doug Franklin, the new in-coming
                                   NIRSA representative to the CAS
National Intramural and
                                   Board, used the CAS Standards in his Dixie Bennett presented a training session at the national
Recreational Sports Association
                                   doctoral dissertation and will have     conference entitled, "Understanding and Using Standards in       Association will roll out a marketing campaign for the newly
(NIRSA)
                                   extensive information to share with the Program Assessment and External Comprehensive Program            revised Recreational Sports Standards upon their approval at
                                   Board.                                  Review."                                                         the October Board meeting.
National Orientation Directors                                                                                                              To market directly to higher education institutions at all
Association (NODA)                 None Reported                         None                                                               association functions.
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American College Health            ACHA Annual Meeting
Association (ACHA)                 - San Antonio, TX (5/29-6/2)                 None Reported
                                   1) ACHS exhibited at the Annual Conference
                                   of the National Collegiate Honors Council in
                                   Fall 2006 and distributed honor society
Association of College Honor       standards and undergraduate research
Societies (ACHS)                   standards
                                   2) ACHS used the honor society standards to
                                   rescue an ACHS member society from
                                   complete breakdown of administration         None Reported

                                1) Pre-Conference workshop at
                                ACPA/NASPA Joint Meeting
ACPA: College Student Educators 2) Convention program with NASPA and
International                   ACPA Directors and CAS President and             1) Advertised CAS Symposium in ACPA Developments
                                Executive Director                               2) Advertised new Blue Book and FALDOs in ACPA
                                3) Attended and reported at ACPA Executive       Developments
                                Committee and ACPA Commissions Chairs            3) Advertised Miller Award in ACPA Developments

                                   1) Annual Conference
                                   - Presented a session on "CAS: All You
                                   Wanted to Know."
Association of College Unions      2) Summer Meeting: Met with the Education
International (ACUI)               Council chairs to review and make
                                   suggestions for the Auxiliary Services and
                                   Recreational Sports Standards. Input was also
                                   solicited from the Central Office and the     CAS publications are sold at the ACUI Bookstore on-line and
                                   ACUI Leadership Team on both Standards.       at the annual conference.
Association of Fraternity Advisors                                               AFA publicized the new CAS publication in its newsletters, e-
(AFA)                              None Reported                                 mail messages, and other publications.
                                   1) Annual Conference
                                   - Charlotte, NC (7/2007)
Association of Higher Education 2) Numerous trainings, audio-conferences in
and Disability (AHEAD)             various locations throughout the year
                                   3) AHEAD Annual Report (2006):                1) Flyers on tables at conferences
                                   http://ahead.org/about/report/index.htm       2) Mentioned in Executive Director's monthly newsletters
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                                  1) CACUSS Annual Conference - Saskatoon,
                                  Saskatchewan (6/2007) @ University of
Canadian Association of College
                                  Saskatchewan
and University Student Services
                                  2) 2008 Conference
(CACUSS)
                                  - St. John's, Newfoundland (6/2008) @
                                  Memorial University of Newfoundland      None Reported


Collegiate Information and Visitor June 2007 - Presented status of CiVSA
Services Association (CiVSA)       Director to CAS Board to general
                                   membership at CiVSA National Conference at      Distributed CAS promotional materials via the CiVSA
                                   Notre Dame University in South Bend, IA         quarterly newsletter The Welcomer
                                   1) NACA National Conference
National Association for Campus - presented two sessions (Feb. 2007)
Activities (NACA)                  2) NACA Mid-Atlantic region
                                   - presented two sessions (Oct. 2007)            Article in Programming Magazine , September 2007
                                   Jeff Pitman and Pat Perfetto will be
                                   presenting at the upcoming NACAS Annual
National Association of College    Conference (late October 2007) on using self-
Auxiliary Services (NACAS)         assessment tools in Auxiliary Services. The     We made mention of CAS publications and products several
                                   CAS Standards and SAGs will be featured         times at regional meetings, at professional development events
                                   prominently.                                    and on the NACAS list serv.
                                   1) Annual Conference
National Association of Colleges - New York City (May 29 - June 1, 2007)
and Employers (NACE)               2) Management Leadership Institute
                                   - San Antonio, TX (July 9 - 13)                 None Reported
                                   Tony will be partnering with a long-time
                                   member of NACS/NACAS from The College
                                   of Wooster to present a session on self-
National Association of College
                                   assessment and the CAS Standards at the
Stores (NACS)
                                   2008 CAMEX ("Igniting Collegiate                We have begun internal discussions about marketing CAS
                                   Retailing") in                                  materials to our membership through our NACS Store starting
                                   San Antonio, TX - February 29 - March 3         2008 when the Auxiliary Services Standards are available.
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                                  Provided information to NADE members
                                  about CAS Standards, products, and Learning
                                  Assistance Program Standards under review
                                  via NADE Newsletter, NADE 2007
                                  Conference participation, and consultation
                                  with NADE leaders as follows:
                                  1) Met with NADE Board to discuss CAS
                                  focus and initiatives
National Association for          2) Sent LAP Contextual Statement and draft
Developmental Education           of LAP Standards and Guidelines under
(NADE)                            revision to NADE leaders (chapter presidents,
                                  special interest group and committee chairs,    1) Provided CAS brochure for all NADE 2007 conference
                                  Certification Council members, and Executive    attendees
                                  Board) for input                                2) Provided LAP Contextual Statement, LAP draft revisions,
                                  3) Solicited input on LAP revisions from        and CAS brochures for attendees at NADE 2007 at the NADE
                                  NADE members during NADE 2007                   information exhibit
                                  conference                                      3) NADE provided link between its web-site and CAS web-site
                                  4) Represented NADE at CAS meetings in          and referred to CAS on NADE web-site at www.nade.net
                                  November 2006 and April 2007 and CAS            4) Provided CAS information to NADE members via NADE
                                  Symposium in November 2006                      Newsletter articles
NAFSA: Association of
International Educators           None Reported                                   None Reported
                                  The NCCP promoted CAS and distributed
                                  CAS publications at the following
                                  conferences and workshops:
                                  - ACPA Annual Convention -
                                  a) Commuter Students and Adult Learner
                                  Roundtable
National Clearinghouse for        b) Conference Session: More Than A Place to     The NCCP markets CAS publications and products in the
Commuter Programs (NCCP)          Park: Successful Programs for Commuters         following ways:
                                  (100 + attendees)                               1) All new NCCP members receive a CAS brochure in their
                                  c) Conference Session: Commuter Programs        welcome packet
                                  and the Council for the Advancement of          2) The NCCP homepage links to the CAS website and
                                  Standards: Applying the Standards and           Standards for Commuter and Off-Campus Living Programs
                                  Learning Outcomes to Practice                   3) The revised Standards, SAGs, and FALDOs are highlighted
                                  d) ACPA Convention Resource Fair                in all issues of Commuter Perspectives
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                                     1) NCSD Annual Conference
                                     - Tacoma, WA (10/22-10/24)
                                     - Pre-Conference Workshop on Outcomes
                                     Assessment (CAS Standards Used)
                                     2) Board Meetings in Tacoma, WA
National Council on Student
                                     (10/20/06-10/21/06) & in Tampa, FL
Development (NCSD)
                                     (4/14/07)
                                     3) Several members attended CAS
                                     Symposium in DC (11/06)                        Reports on CAS Meetings are included in every NCSD
                                     4) Next Annual Conference                      Newsletter. Other announcements have gone to membership
                                     - Savannah, GA (10/21/01-10/23/07)             electronically soliciting input on new and revised standards.
                                                                                    1) Development of a new section on the NIRSA website,
                                                                                    devoted to Higher Education Associations and relationship to
                                                                                    NIRSA
National Intramural and                                                             2) Direct link to CAS website
Recreational Sports Association                                                     3) Announcement of Ted K. Miller Award selection process in
(NIRSA)                                                                             October Newsletter and on Website
                                                                                    4) Planned rollout and renewed emphasis on advertising the
                                     National Conference - Minneapolis              CAS Blue Book pending approval of proposed Recreational
                                     (April 18-21)                                  Sports Standards in October
                                     1) Presented on CAS at the NODA
                                     Conference
                                     - Salt Lake City, UT (10/2006)
                                     2) Presented on CAS at the Institute for the
National Orientation Directors
                                     Study of Transfers
Association (NODA)
                                     - Forth Worth, TX (2/2007)                     A PowerPoint presentation was used in each presentation as
                                     3) Presented on CAS at the NODA Region IV      well as handouts provided that listed the CAS Website, and all
                                     Conference                                     publications. Also, the handouts provided by CAS were
                                     - El Paso, TX (3/2007)                         distributed.

				
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