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

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Ernest Pascarella, Jui-Sheng Wang, Teniell Trolian, and Charles Blaich analyzed longitudinal data from the Wabash National Study to look at how attending a liberal arts college contributes to growth in critical thinking skills and need for cognition. Read "How the Instructional and Learning Environments of Liberal Arts Colleges Enhance Cognitive Development" in Higher Education through a subscription to Springerlink>>

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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>>

Contact Us

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