Capital District Student Affairs

Assessment Symposium:

Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Assessment

To register over the phone, contact Emrys Fitzgerald to verify if space is available.
Office of the Vice President for Student Success, University at Albany
(518) 956-8140


January 14, 2015
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Schedule of Events


Campus Center, Assembly Hall
University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12222

Last year, over 100 student affairs professionals representing 15 institutions attended the annual Capital District Student Affairs Assessment Symposium, ‘Assessment 2.0: What’s Next?’ This year’s Assessment Symposium, ‘Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Assessment’, will feature breakout sessions, a networking lunch, and an assessment panel discussion. Sessions and presenters will be announced on December 1st.  We look forward to seeing you on January 14th!

Registration is open to the public, and guests can register on this website beginning Monday, December 1st. Please contact Emrys Fitzgerald if you have any questions about registration.


Dr. Ted Elling

Gavin W. Henning, Ph.D.
Vice President (President-Elect), ACPA – College Student Educators International Associate Professor of Higher Education; Director of Education Administration Programs, New England College

Gavin W. Henning, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Higher Education at New England College where he also directs the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and the Doctorate of Education programs. Prior to his transition to faculty, Gavin spent 20 years in higher education administration with experience in residential life, judicial affairs, alcohol, institutional research, and assessment. Gavin’s scholarship has been published in professional journals and scholarly magazines and he has been an invited speaker at regional, national, and international conferences. His scholarly interests include student engagement, student success, along with assessment and institutional effectiveness.

Currently, Gavin is the Vice President of ACPA. In addition to this role, Gavin has served on the Governing Board, on the convention planning team, and a commission chair. Gavin is a board member for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) where he also serves on the Executive Committee as Member-At-Large for Outreach. In addition, Gavin is a founding member of Student Affairs Assessment Leaders, an international organization for professionals coordinating student affairs assessment. He has received the Annuit Coeptis award and been named a Diamond Honoree from ACPA for his contributions to student affairs and higher education.