Community, Diversity, and Social Justice Initiative (CDSJ): A long-term, assessment-driven, campus-wide systems intervention aimed at making UMass Amherst a more inclusive and equitable campus community. To learn more about assessment results click here: http://www.umass.edu/ohr/cdsj/assessment.htm
Student Assessment, Research, and Evaluation Office (SAREO): This office conducts studies of student life through Gallup-type scientific telephone polling operation and other survey methodologies. Phone number: (413) 545-1390.
New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN): NEEAN is a regional network designed to support and promote quality assessment of student learning and development, and thus to enhance the effectiveness of institutions of higher education. http://neean.org
Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment: One of the most comprehensive websites on assessment: http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/upa/archives/assmt/resource.htm
New England Association for Schools and Colleges (NEASC): The regional accrediting body recently revised the Accreditation standards for Higher Education. These revisions include increased attention to institutional assessment and effectiveness. To learn more about NEASC and review the new standards, click here: http://cihe.neasc.org/standards_policies/standards.