Dear Colleagues:

Hello and a warm welcome to the Student Affairs’ Assessment & Strategic Planning website!

Established in 2013, our award-winning office takes pride in fostering a division-wide approach to support our dedicated staff members. We are here to help you understand the profound impact our student affairs programs and events have on student learning and the overall student experience.

As you explore this website, my sincere hope is that you’ll find valuable information to contribute to the ongoing development of a culture of evidence within Student Affairs. Delve into resources designed to assess co-curricular program effectiveness and enhance student learning. Whether you are planning, implementing, analyzing, or making data-informed decisions, we’ve curated content to assist you at every step of the assessment cycle.

Our mission is clear – we strive to meet our vision of providing exceptional, student-focused programs and services. Regardless of where you find yourself on your assessment journey, whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, our office is committed to meeting you “where” you are. We aim to structure our guidance to suit your needs, connecting with you in your work environment and providing materials and resources to best support your assessment journey.

You can locate us conveniently on the first floor of the Melton Student Center in suite 1203. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if there’s anything we can do to assist you in your valuable work. We’re here for you, and we look forward to supporting your endeavors!


Vanessa Finnegan, Ph.D.
Director, Assessment & Strategic Planning
(334) 844-1321

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Last modified: January 8, 2024