Melissa and colleagues enjoying a little sunny weather at the annual Assessment Council Retreat.


The Office of Student Affairs Research and Evaluation was established in 2002 and is responsible for the leadership and coordination of assessment efforts within the Division of Student Affairs.  In 2011, the name was changed to the Office of Student Affairs Research, Evaluation, and Planning with division-wide planning activities included in the portfolio of responsibilities for this office.  Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with units both within Student Affairs and in other Divisions/Departments
  • Cataloging and disseminating assessment information being collected in the Student Affairs Division
  • Writing reports (e.g., CIRP, NSSE) and making information available to various constituencies
  • Responding to data requests from the Division
  • Publishing quarterly newsletter, OSU PERSPECTIVE
  • Coordinating the Student Affairs Assessment Council
  • Coordinating division-wide planning activities

Address Inquiries to:

Daniel W. Newhart, Ph.D., Director

Email Daniel.Newhart@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 737-8738


Maureen F. Cochran, MSAP, MSTD, Coordinator

Email Maureen.Cochran@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 737-4366


Student Affairs Research, Evaluation, and Planning

103 Poling Hall--AABC (pdf map for location)

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331