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									            CAS Member Association                                                                                                                                                Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                            Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ACHS Announced an Adviser Grant Program to focus on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ―Social Responsibility: The Power of the Association of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College Honor Societies to Make a Difference
Association of College Honor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dorothy Mitstifer chairs the Adult Learner Program Standards                 A Chapter Leadership Project‖ The goal is to collaborate with
Societies (ACHS)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Committee. She updated the                                                   other student organizations on campus to define and
                                      Annual Council Meeting – Topics focused on the new IRS 990                                                                                                                       College Honor Society Standards and the Undergraduate                        implement a project related to social responsibility in the
                                      form, Fraud Prevention and Internal Controls, Effective Boards,                                                                                                                  Research Programs Standards to comply with the new general                   areas of Peace and Security, Education, Environment, Health,
                                      Legal Compliance Update, Word of Mouth Marketing, The Cheating ACHS publicizes the College Honor Society Standards                                                               standards.                                                                   Social Justice, Prosperity or Innovation/Technology.
                                      Culture.                                                        and the Undergraduate Research Standards.                                            None Reported




                                      o CAS Pre-Conference at Annual Convention in Atlanta (2008)—Coordinated a
                                      half-day pre-conference (with Susan Komives and Laura Dean) for approximately
                                      15 participants. The session covered an overview of CAS and using the standards
                                      in a variety of institutional settings.
                                      o CAPS Program at Annual Conference in Atlanta (2008)
ACPA-College Student Educators        o Komives met with the ACPA Executive committee and commission chairs on
International                         CAS activities
                                      o CAS President Arminio presented at ACPA Assessment Conference
                                      o Merrily Dunn participated in a regular conference session with Susan Komives,
                                      Jan Arminio, Laura Dean and Phyllis Mabel.
                                      o Merrily Dunn with Susan Komives convened a group of commission chairs with
                                      roles relevant to the mission of CAS for a first meeting of the ACPA/CAS Action
                                      Committee.
                                      o Summer 2008 – Working with the ACPA/CAS Action Committee I developed a
                                      proposal for a convention institute for the 2009 convention. The initial idea for the
                                      institute was developed at the first meeting of the action committee. It is comprised
                                      of five sessions all tied to the theme of using the CAS standards as a tool for                                                                                                                                                                             We set up a CAS Action Committee in ACPA to advance CAS work. We
                                      professional competency in assessment, evaluation and research. This was                                                                                                                                                                                    invited key commission chairs and others volunteered to serve as well. We
                                      submitted as a possible institute.                                                    Inserted article on CAS honoring of Carmen Neuberger in ACPA                                                                                                          held an exciting planning meeting. This group is proposing a CAS Institute
                                                                                                                            Developments (Member newsletter) with photo of Arminio and                                 Komives serves as member of CAS Executive Committee and is president-elect at ACPA Convention 2009. ACPA plans to recognize the CAS 30th
                                                                                                                            Neuberger                                                      None Reported               and Komives used CAS materials at Education City in Doha, Qatar            anniversary at the 2009 convention.
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                  Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                            Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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Association of College Unions
International (ACUI)                 ACUI Annual Conference
                                     1) Facilitated Educational Session on the revised draft of the
                                     College Union Standard.
                                     2) Met with association leadership to discuss revisions to the                                                                                                  Consulted at Western Kentucky University. Paired with Dennis
                                     College Union Standard                                                                                                                                          Gregory. Reviewed a self-study of the Masters Degree             Continue work on the New College Union Standard. Revise
                                                                                                      None Reported                                         None Reported                            Preparation Program in Student Affairs.                          the accompanying contextual statement.
                                                                                                                                                            Plans include an application for a CAS
                                                                                                                                                            Research Grant to examine how
Association of Fraternity Advisors                                                                                                                          Fraternity and Sorority Affairs          Dan Bureau transitioned into Alternate Director role and will    An examination of how the CAS Standards overlaps with AFA
(AFA)                                                                                                                                                       Professionals enact the CAS              assume the Director role in 2009. Revised Contextual Statement   documents include the Core Competencies for Excellence in
                                     AFA will promote the use of CAS in a workshop conducted by Dan AFA promoted the CAS Guidelines in a monthly            Standards. Proposal to be submitted by   has been developed and will be submitted to Laura Dean by        the Profession, the Code of Ethics, and the Strategic Plan will
                                     Bureau at the 2008 Annual Meeting in Denver.                   electronic email.                                       the November 1, 2008 deadline.           October 15, 2009                                                 occur between fall 2008 and March 2009.




Association of Higher Education      Annual Conference July 2008, Reno, NV
and Disability (AHEAD)               Numerous trainings, audio-conferences in various locations
                                     throughout the year                                                                                                                                             Attendance at CAS meetings followed by written report to
                                     AHEAD Annual Report – 2007 located at:                           Flyers on tables at conferences                                                                AHEAD Board liaison and Executive Director
                                     http://ahead.org/about/report/index.htm                          Brief article by Beth Hunsinger on CAS/AHEAD                                                   Authorization alternate director from AHEAD to CAS (Kate
                                                                                                      connection in ALERT                                                                            Broderick)
                                                                                                                                                            None Reported
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                                         Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                              Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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Association for Student Judicial      At the Association’s annual convention held in February, an all-day preconference
Affairs (ASJA)                        workshop was conducted by the CAS representative. The workshop focused on
                                      assessment of both program as well as student learning outcomes. CAS material                                                                                                                                                                            Currently, the Association is surveying the membership to
                                      was prominently discussed and displayed during the workshop.                                                                                                                                                                                             identify those institutions engaged in significant student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               learning outcomes activities. Through this effort we hope to
                                      The Association conducts a national training academy on the campus of the
                                                                                                                                                                                      The CAS representative is contacted                                                                      determine the tools being used at the ―best practices‖
                                      University of Utah – Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct
                                      Administration. Assessment of student learning outcomes was the focus of a 3-                                                                   frequently by members seeking                                                                            institutions.
                                      hour session for 100 mid-level managers conducted by the CAS respresentative.                                                                   assessment and evaluation tools. He
                                      CAS learning outcomes materials were prominently presented and discussed as a       CAS publications and products are featured at the above presents CAS publications and                                                                                In addition, the CAS representative is working on a workbook
                                      tool for establishing and assessing student learning outcomes.                      workshops and order forms are made available to all         products as a primary source of      CAS publications and products are featured at the above             intended to present to members tools and techniques for
                                                                                                                          participants of both the national conference as well as the materials and uses them when engaged workshops and order forms are made available to all participants    applying student learning outcomes to the field of student
                                      In addition, a regional drive-in conference was schedule during the summer, but
                                      postponed until the fall. The topic of this conference will be assessing student    training academy. Additionally, regular posting of CAS in consulting activities.                 of both the national conference as well as the training academy.    conduct administration. CAS materials will be featured in this
                                      learning outcomes during which CAS material will be used.                           publications and products to the membership occurs                                               Additionally, regular posting of CAS publications and products to   workbook.
                                                                                                                          through electronic bulletins.                                                                    the membership occurs through electronic bulletins.
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                        Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                                           Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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                                                                                                                                                                              In the spring, I conducted an on-line survey of our members about their awareness of, and
                                                                                                                                                                              use of the CAS standards in to help me in the preparation of a program that I presented at
                                                                                                                                                                              the annual CACUSS conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland in June (the theme of the
                                                                                                                                                                              conference was ―imagine‖). The session was titled ―Imagine Using the CAS Standards to
                                                                                                                                                                              do Assessment in Student Affairs‖. There were many members who attended the session
                                                                                                                                                                              who had never heard of CAS or been to a general information session about the CAS
                                                                                                                                                                              standards – it has been a number of years since such a session was conducted at the
                                                                                                                                                                              CACUSS conference. I have had follow up questions from a number of CACUSS
                                                                                                                                                                              members since the conference. Highlights of the survey results are included below.
                                                                                                                                                                              Some highlights of the CACUSS Member Survey…
Canadian Association of College
and University Student Services
(CACUSS)

                                                                                                                                                                              Outcomes…25.1%


                                    At the conference in June a new CACUSS President took office –
                                    He is Jim Delaney, Director of the Vice Provost, Students’ Office at
                                    the University of Toronto.
                                    The next annual CACUSS conference will be held in June 2009 at
                                    the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. The 2010
                                    conference will be held at the University of Calgary in Calgary,
                                    Alberta.
                                                                                                           None Reported                          None Reported                                                                                                            None Reported
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                    Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                 Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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                                                                                                                                                                                          o Served in first year as Member-at-Large position with the CAS
                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Board with specific responsibilities related to
                                                                                                                                                                                          processes related to the writing of new and revised standards and
                                                                                                                                                                                          guidelines.
                                                                                                                                                                                          o Served as Chair of the ―CAS Wiki
                                                                                                                                                                                          Investigation/Implementation Committee‖
Collegiate Information and Visitor
                                                                                                                                                                                          o Served as facilitator of new CAS New Standards and Revision
Services Association (CiVSA)
                                                                                                                                                                                          Committee Chair ―Support‖ Group.
                                                                                                                                                                                          o Assisted in the planning and facilitation of the CAS Director’s
                                                                                                                                                                                          ―Train the Trainer‖ Program at the Fall 2007 CAS Director’s
                                                                                                                                                                                          Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                          o Served as Chair of the ―College Union Standards and
                                                                                                                                                                                          Guidelines‖ revision committee. The revised standards planned
                                     June 2008 – Presentation at the CiVSA National Conference at Cal                                                                                     to be brought before the CAS Directors for review and approval
                                     Poly Pomona – ―This discussion of standards scares me! Won’t they                                                                                    at the Spring 2009.
                                     just make my work more difficult by putting me on the spot?‖                                                                                         o Member of CAS ―Team‖ sent to South Africa in May 2008 to
                                     Provided CAS Update Reports to the Winter CiVSA Executive                                                                                            provide 2 multiple day CAS Workshop at Tshwane University of As a relatively new and rapidly developing professional
                                     Board Meeting and to the CiVSA Annual Business Meeting held in Distributed CAS promotional materials via the CiVSA                                   Technology and Cape Peninsula University of Technology            organization CiVSA looks forward to continuing to participate
                                     the Spring at the National Conference                             quarterly newsletter ―The Welcomer‖.                   None Reported                                                                                 as an active member of CAS.


                                                                                                                                                                                          1) Attended April 2008 CAS meeting;
                                                                                                                                                                                          2) Headed CRLA committee to review LAP Contextual
                                                                                                                                                                                          Statement and in Spring 2008 newsletter article solicited member
                                                                                                                                                                                          participation;
                                                                                                                                                                                          3) Served on standards revisions committee for TRIO & OEO;
                                                                                                                                                                                          4) Made certain CAS membership remains on all CRLA member          1) Maintain affiliation with CAS, continue to print CAS
                                                                                                                                                                                          brochures;                                                         affiliation on member brochures and stationery, promulgate
College Reading and Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                          5) Provided information about CAS for CRLA officers and            LAP standards and guidelines, and encourage their use in
Association (CRLA)
                                                                                                                                                                                          members;                                                           newsletters and SIGs
                                                                                                                                                                                          6) Shared information about CAS and LAP standards and              2) Provide information about CAS to CRLA members
                                                                                                                                                                                          contextual statement revisions with the National College           3) Post LAP standards and guidelines on CRLA website
                                                                                                                                                                                          Learning Center Association and urged the NCLCA Board to           4) Request CAS committee to reconcile LAP Standards and
                                                                                                                                                                                          consider joining CAS; and                                          Guidelines with new General Standards and the Learning and
                                                                                                    CAS materials are referenced in CRLA International                                     7) Presented on LAP standards and learning outcomes at CRLA       Development Outcomes;
                                                                                                    Tutor Program Certification materials and training                                    (Oct 07), Heartland Chapter CRLA (Apr 08), and NCLCA (Oct          5) Incorporate use of CAS Standards into CRLA IMPC
                                                                                                    sessions, and participants are encouraged to use these                                08). Will present on LAP standards at CRLA (Oct 08).               training.
                                     None Reported                                                  materials for program evaluation
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                       Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                               Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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                                                                                                                                                                 NACA continues to use the standards
National Association for Campus                                                                                                                                  and the characteristics to guide the
Activities (NACA)                                                                                                                                                creation of documents on best
                                                                                                                                                                 practices and individual excellence in     o Both Jan and Bill serve on student union standards revision
                                                                                                                                                                 campus programs. They also used            committee.
                                                                                                                                                                 these documents to create an               o Jan also chairs the assessment revision committee and the
                                                                                                                                                                 individual 360 degree evaluation tool.     learning outcomes committee.
                                                                                                                                                                 Both documents are being marketed at       o Jan chaired the multicultural program revision committee this
                                    At both the northeast regional and mid-Atlantic regional conferences                                                         regional conferences and at the            past year.
                                    Jan facilitated a workshop on assessment.                            At the workshops listed above.                          national convention.                                                                                         None Reported




                                                                                                                                                                 The research design supporting the
                                                                                                                                                                 dissertation by Sam Ratcliffe entitled
                                                                                                                                                                 Use of the CAS Standards by Career
                                                                                                                                                                 Services Directors at Four-year Public
                                                                                                                                                                 Colleges and Universities is currently
                                                                                                                                                                 being replicated by a Morgan State
National Association of Colleges
                                                                                                                                                                 University doctoral student employed
and Employers (NACE)
                                                                                                                                                                 at Montgomery College in Rockville,
                                                                                                                                                                 Maryland. His population will be           Sam Ratcliffe was a co-presenter at the 2008 NACE Annual
                                    2008 Annual Conference - May 27-30 in New Orleans LA                                                                         career services professionals at           Conference in New Orleans. The session topic was accountability
                                    2009 Annual Conference – June 9-12 in Las Vegas NV                                                                           community colleges. Additionally, a        and professional outcomes for career services units. The CAS
                                                                                                                                                                 doctoral student from Roosevelt            standards were part of the emphasis on the use of professional
                                    2008 Management Leadership Institute - July 11-16 – Chattanooga                                                              University in Chicago has made initial     standards as a broadly accepted framework resource to address     NACE leaders will continue to explore the best ways for
                                    TN                                                                                                                           inquiry regarding possible replication     expectations for accountability by demonstrating program and      NACE and CAS to interact regarding updating of standards
                                    2009 Management Leadership Institute – July 12-17 – Austin TX                                                                of the research design for financial aid   service quality and facilitating strategic planning for           and information referral to practitioners seeking assistance in
                                                                                                        None Reported                                            practitioners.                             improvement.                                                      office reviews and learning more about the use of standards.
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                       Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                             Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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National Association for
Developmental Education                                                                                                                                                                                 o We attended all of the CAS meetings this year.
(NADE)                                                                                                                                                                                                  o We both served on the LAP standards revision committee,
                                    Patty-Graham: NADE Annual Conference in Boston, February –                                                                                                          working to revise the LAP contextual statement with input from      1. Maintain affiliation with CAS
                                    concurrent session entitled ―Using the CAS Standards and                                                                                                            NADE leaders and NADE Certification Council.                        2. Provide information about CAS to NADE members
                                    Guidelines for Program Assessment; met with NADE Executive                                                                                                          o Patty-Graham served on NADE Certification Council which           3. Promote CAS products through information provided to
                                    Board to discuss CAS focus and initiatives; sent LAP materials to                                                                                                   endorses use of CAS Standards and Guidelines for Learning           members via web-site link, conference materials, newsletter
                                    NADE leaders for input                                                                                                                                              Assistance Programs in self studies by programs seeking NADE        articles by NADE Director, discussion with NADE leaders
                                    Hay: Provided CAS presentation to statewide (Michigan)                                                                       CAS materials are referenced during Certification. She also served on the TRIO and Other Educational       4. Continue to be actively involved in committees reviewing
                                    consortium of student services deans and vice-presidents, October    Patty-Graham: Provided CAS brochure for all NADE        NADE Certification Training Institute, Opportunities committee to revise this set of standards seeking     and revising standards and guidelines
                                    2008; provided keynote and follow-up training to Michigan Tutorial   2008 conference attendees                               and programs are encouraged to use     input from NADE leaders.                                            5. Incorporate use of CAS Standards into NADE Certification
                                    Association on the use of CAS resources to assess tutoring and       Patty-Graham and Hay: Provided CAS information the      these materials in coordination with   o Hay served on committee revising CAS Learning and                 Training Institute
                                    learning assistance programs, October 2008.                          NADE members via NADE newsletter articles               the NADE Guides when completing        Developmental Outcomes                                              6. Offer session at NADE on use of CAS Standards
                                                                                                                                                                 program self studies
                                                                                                         Plans to talk with leadership in 2009 about informing                                          Alternate Director participated in International Student Programs
                                                                                                         membership more broadly about CAS process.                                                     and Services standard revision.
NAFSA: Association of                                                                                    Promoted CAS research grant opportunity vai network     Responded to member request for        Alternate Director agreed to chair Financial Aid standard
International Educators                                                                                  discussion forum aimed at researchers.                  more information on CAS and how to revision.                                                               Including CAS standards and guidelines in overall review of
                                    None Reported                                                                                                                obtain SAGs.                                                                                               association ethics and standards.



                                    o National Conference was held in Savannah, GA in October 2007.
National Council on Student         o The 2008 conference is being held in Albany, NY in November
Development (NCSD)                  2008.
                                    o Executive Board meetings are held prior to the National                                                                                                           Deb Garrett made recommendations for the NCSD Executive
                                    Conference and the annual meeting of the American Association of Marketing materials are shared with the membership          As director, Deb Garrett receives an   Board to consider that would enhance the use of CAS materials. New plans will be implemented in 2008-2009 after Executive
                                    Community Colleges.                                              through the Council’s website. There is a link to CAS       occasional phone call about the use of More discussion will take place about those recommendations at Board approval. A pre-conference workshop is scheduled at
                                                                                                     from the Council’s website.                                 CAS materials at community colleges. the next annual conference.                                      the 2008 Annual Conference on the use of CAS.
           CAS Member Association                                                                                                                       Annual Reports 2007-2008                                                                                           Contains condensed materials from submitted reports




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                                                                                                                                                                 • Reports of use of CAS products
                                                                                                                                                                 o CAS products were included and
                                                                                                                                                                 promoted in all the workshops
                                                                                                                                                                 presented by the NCCP staff.
                                                                                                                                                                 o The NCCP staff utilized and
National Clearinghouse for                                                                               The NCCP markets CAS publications and products in the promoted CAS products through our
Commuter Programs (NCCP)                                                                                 following ways:                                         consultations with numerous
                                    The NCCP promoted CAS and distributed CAS publications at the        o All new NCCP members receive a CAS brochure in        institutions across the country.
                                    following conferences and workshops:                                 their welcome packet.
                                    o ACPA Annual Convention-                                            o The NCCP homepage links to the CAS website and        • Research into the CAS approach to
                                                                                                         Standards for Commuter and Off-Campus Living            self-assessment/ self-regulation        o The Director, Scholar, and Coordinator of the NCCP promoted    • CAS-related plans and initiatives
                                                                                                         Programs.                                               o CAS products are featured in the      and used CAS materials in consulting activities.                 o The NCCP will continue to use CAS materials as an
                                    Programs for Commuters (100 + attendees)                             o The revised Standards and SAGS are highlighted in all assessment packet distributed to NCCP   o NCCP Coordinator used CAS materials in on-site tours of the    advocacy tool to help our members attract needed resources
                                                                                                         issues of Commuter Perspectives.                        members.                                NCCP.                                                            and support for commuter students.




                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Director has attended CAS board orientation, the fall 07 &
                                                                                                                                                                                                         08 meetings, and has been an integral partner in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         revision/update of the leadership standards. The Director also
National Clearinghouse for                                                                                                                                                                               offered feedback on Student Union standards and Financial Aid
Leadership Programs (NCLP)          The NCLP co-hosted the National Leadership Symposium with                                                                                                            standards. The Director has presented on CAS SLPs as part of a
                                    NACA in July, 2008, with a focus on Spirituality and Leadership at                                                                                                   larger presentation on institutional approaches to student
                                    the University of Richmond in Virginia. We will co-host the          The entire CAS Standards book is advertised on our       The CAS Leadership Standards are       leadership development at ACPA, NACA, ILA (International
                                    Leadership Educators Institute with ACPA and NASPA in                website (www.nclp.umd.edu) and we have made              particularly helpful to our members    Leadership Association), Maryland Student Affairs Conference     The NCLP continues to grow and expand with a new
                                    December, 2008. CAS brochures were/will be available at both         members aware of the leadership standards also via our   who are beginning or auditing          (MSAC) and has used them in consulting at 4 institutions in      publication on the Social Change Model of Leadership coming
                                    events.                                                              website.                                                 leadership programs on campus.         2008.                                                            out in summer 2009.




National Council on Student         o National Conference was held in Savannah, GA in October 2007.
Development (NCSD)                  o The 2008 conference is being held in Albany, NY in November
                                    2008.
                                    o Executive Board meetings are held prior to the National                                                                                                            Deb Garrett made recommendations for the NCSD Executive
                                    Conference and the annual meeting of the American Association of Marketing materials are shared with the membership           As director, Deb Garrett receives an   Board to consider that would enhance the use of CAS materials. New plans will be implemented in 2008-2009 after Executive
                                    Community Colleges.                                              through the Council’s website. There is a link to CAS        occasional phone call about the use of More discussion will take place about those recommendations at Board approval. A pre-conference workshop is scheduled at
                                                                                                     from the Council’s website.                                  CAS materials at community colleges. the next annual conference.                                      the 2008 Annual Conference on the use of CAS.

								
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