The Center of Inquiry is dedicated to using evidence to strengthen liberal arts education for all students at all institutions.

Workshop on Making Assessment Work
On October 20–22, 2017, we will host a workshop to help institutional teams or individuals develop plans for kick-starting, rebooting, or extending assessment projects. The workshop is designed to support a wide range of assessment projects, including general education, departmental, and on- and off-campus program assessment. Learn more about the workshop and register.

Join the Teaching Quality Survey Project
In the fall of 2017, we will offer a survey of teaching quality at no cost to a 10–15 community colleges and special mission institutions that serve students who have, traditionally, been underserved by postsecondary education. The Teaching Quality Survey asks students about four important components of high-quality teaching, and it is based on extensive research from the Wabash National Study. Learn more and join the project.


Recent and Upcoming Events
-- Learning Improvement Summit in Washington, D.C., co-sponsored with James Madison University
-- Lasell College site visit
-- Kalamazoo College site visit
-- Midwest Hybrid Learning Consortium Meeting, Chicago, IL

-- Keynote presentation at Assessment Matters - 2017 Regional Community College Assessment Conference, Kansas City, KS
-- Southern New Hampshire University faculty workshop

Assessment Support
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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