The Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts collaborates with institutions to gather and use evidence to strengthen liberal arts education for all students.

The Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS) is inviting proposals for the 2015 HEDS Annual Conference, which will take place in Portland, Oregon on June 13–17. HEDS encourages individuals at all points in their careers who are engaged in institutional research, assessment, or institutional effectiveness, or who are in other ways using data to improve their institution’s effectiveness, to submit a proposal. Participants from all colleges and universities are welcome—you do not have to be from a HEDS institution or be an institutional researcher to submit a proposal or attend this conference. More>>

Teagle Assessment Scholars Laura Palucki Blake, Frank Boyd, Anne Dueweke, Kathleen Goodman, Jennifer Keup, Jillian Kinzie, Bonnie Orcutt, David Paris, and Michael Reder gave presentations at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting last week in Washington, DC on January 21–24. Topics included the connection between faculty development and student success, global learning assessment, and engaging faculty in results from the updated NSSE to improve educational quality. More>>

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Teagle Assessment Scholars met at Trinity University on December 8–10 to discuss the future of the Teagle Assessment Scholar Program, experiment with ways of using audio recordings for professional development, brainstorm ideas for workshops on using evidence from surveys on sexual assault, and get feedback on individual projects. 

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With generous support from the Teagle Foundation and the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the Center of Inquiry collaborates with faculty and staff at colleges and universities to build and strengthen the capacity of assessment programs to gather and use evidence to improve student learning. More>>

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