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

Wabash Study of Institutional Change – Call for Participation

The Center of Inquiry is pleased to announce the launch of the Wabash Study of Institutional Change (WSIC). The goal of this project is to identify and disseminate information to assessment practitioners about the factors that promote the use of evidence to improve student learning across a variety of institutional settings and cultures. More>>


News & Events
Call for Applications – The Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) is accepting applications for the 2014 Award for Improving General Education: Exemplary Program Processes. Applications describing quality general education program work can be submitted for any one of the following learning improvement processes: Building Faculty Ownership, Co-Curricular Programming, Learning Through Assessment.

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Teaching Clarity and Organization
Center of Inquiry Director Charles Blaich and Associate Director Kathleen Wise write about Wabash National Study findings on teaching clarity and organization and just how much this aspect of teaching affects student learning in the Directors' Blog>>

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>>

Teagle Assessment Scholars at a development workshop on April 3-5 at the Center of Inquiry. See participants>>

Contact Us

If you have questions about assessment or institutional support, please email . For questions about the Teagle Assessment Scholar Program, contact Kathy Wise.