Committee Updates

DSA Tour of the Harlan Greenhouse

The Professional Development and Teambuilding (PDTB) Committee hosted a tour of the new Harlan Greenhouse in the Science and Engineering Hall for DSA staff on Friday, December 1st. Greenhouse Manager Rachel Klein gave a tour of the greenhouse’s plants, displays,...
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December DSA Staff Forum Recap: Conference/Academic Presentations and Papers Showcase

Thank you for your attendance and participation at the DSA Staff Forum, Conference/Academic Presentations and Papers Showcase on Tuesday, December 12th! It was wonderful to hear about the following research, trainings, and interests colleagues are engaged in and learn...
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Coming Soon: Unconscious Bias Workshop

The Unconscious Bias workshop with Caroline Laguerre-Brown will be offered to DSA staff as an optional professional development activity after the DSA Leadership Council participates this fall. This workshop will help illuminate how unconscious bias may affect student...
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October DSA Staff Forum Recap: President LeBlanc and Provost Maltzman

Thank you for welcoming President LeBlanc and Provost Maltzman at this DSA Staff Forum  on Monday, October 30th! It was wonderful to hear about our new president’s vision for the university and engage the president and provost with your questions. We value your...
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2017-2018 DSA Staff Forums

Thank you so much for your attendance and participation at our first DSA Staff Forum of the year on Wednesday, September 27th! It was a great success thanks to your input and energy. We value your feedback on this Forum and are asking for your participation in a very...
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DSA PDTB 2016-2017 End of Year Survey Results and Action Steps

Thank you to everyone who completed the End-of-Year Survey distributed by the PDTB Committee this past summer. Your feedback is vital in improving all of the events hosted by the committee over the upcoming academic year, including DSA Forums, personal development...
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Professional Development and Teambuilding Committee Updates – July & August 2017

Dogs with Dogs Thank you to everyone who attended a fantastic DSA PDTB-sponsored event filled with BBQ, lawn games, and some very happy dogs on Wednesday, July 19. Grillmasters Kevin and Robert cooked up hot dogs and cheeseburgers while other guests relaxed in the...
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Applying and Leading Assessment in Student Affairs – Free, Self-Paced, Online Course!

Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) is pleased to announce that registration for "Applying and Leading Assessment in Student Affairs,” an online open course available at no charge through Colorado State University in collaboration with SAAL, will open on January...
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Beyond Surveys: A Solution to Survey Fatigue

The first assessment staff training of the semester began with the good, the bad, and the alternatives to surveys. The workshop, “Beyond Surveys”, was presented by Kaitlyn Schmitt and Emily Kane on Thursday, November 16. The workshop included an overview of the...
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Departmental Continuous Improvement Projects

The following is an overview of the Continuous Improvement Projects (CIP) that DSA departments have proposed to undertake. The Continuous Improvement Project is a rigorous, standards driven assessment model that analyzes at least one program or service in each...
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