The mission of the office of Assessment situated in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning is to support academic assessment and nonacademic assessment activities and to create an assessment culture in order to enhance student learning which conforms with the college mission of producing engaged learners, through appropriate training, workshops and consultations to faculty, staff and administration.
Our team is comprised of:
- Dr. Mary Osborne, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning, joined York College in January 2015. Dr. Osborne has an EdD. in Educational Leadership and her dissertation focused on transforming data into knowledge. She brings more than 20 years of experience in institutional research and assessment.
- Dr. Xiaodan Zhang, Faculty Fellow for Academic Assessment and Associate Professor of Sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences here at York College since 2006. Dr. Zhang holds a PhD. in Sociology. Her area of expertise is in the sociology of work and organization as well as gender studies.
- Ms. Nazia Naeem, Assessment Analyst. Ms. Naeem holds an M.A. in Economics and has six years' experience in CUNY coordinating academic activities and administrative responsibilities, working with students and adjuncts for remediation program, new student sessions; advising and much more.
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning is located in AC-3H10.
How to Contact us
Dr. Mary Osborne
Dr. Xiaodan Zhang
Ms. Nazia Naeem
News and Research
York College to participate in Drexel University Fourth Annual Assessment Conference September 13-15, 2017
Four Reasons Assessment Doesn't Work and What We Can Do About It July 24, 2017 Faculty Focus
Emerging Dialogues in Assessment July 12, 2017 AALHE
NILOA Perspectives, Moving Toward a Philosophy of Assessment May/June 2017 Assessment Update