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A fortnight is a unit of time equivalent to 14 days.

Inspired by Middle States Standard 14 and the desire to share information and best practices, Fortnight is a communiqué focusing on topics related to Outcomes Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness, and Institutional Research produced jointly by the Office of the Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and the Office of Institutional Research (OIRA) at the College of Staten Island/The City University of New York.

As suggested by its name, Fortnight is produced approximately every two weeks, and is distributed to the College community in electronic form. All issues of Fortnight are archived here for reference purposes.


Volume 9, Issue 1: Mid September 2012
• Middle States Commission Confirms Reaccreditation
• Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) Update: Summer 2012
• Closing the Loop: New Faculty Orientation Continues to Evolve Based on Feedback
• Campus Updates New Chairs' Orientation; Faculty Center for Professional Development
Volume 9, Issue 2: Late September 2012
• Taxonomy Tools for Developing Learning Objectives Using Progressive Skill Levels
• Closing the Loop: Social Work Uses Assessment Data to Revise Course Objectives to Meet CSWE Requirements
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee; Political Science Self-Study Review; Enrollment Management Assessment Committee; Student Affairs Aministrative Program Review
Volume 9, Issue 3: Mid November 2012
• SOLO: Structure of the Observed Learning Outcome
• Closing the Loop: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Modifies SEI Collection Based on Feedback
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee
• CUNY News and Events Foundations of Excellence; CUNY Assessment Council Seminar
Volume 9, Issue 4: Late November 2012
• Foundations of Excellence: The College Hosts John Gardner in Self-Study Launch
• Closing the Loop: SEEK Program Revises Curriculum for Freshman Orientation Course Using Assessment Data
• Campus Updates African American Studies Program; Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA)
• CUNY News and Events The CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 9, Issue 5: Early December 2012
• Annual Middle States Commission Conference Focuses on Accreditation in a Changing Environment
• Closing the Loop: Bell Schedule Change Indicates Improvements in Space Usage
• Campus Updates Institutional Effectiveness Committee; General Education Committee; Foundations of Excellence
Volume 9, Issue 6: Mid December 2012
• Looking Ahead to Reaccreditation at the Midpoint: the Periodic Review Report (PRR)
• Closing the Loop: ASL Program Implements Supplemental Video Quizzes to Improve Student Comprehension
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee (AOAC)
Volume 9, Issue 7: Late December 2012
• Middle States Follow-Up Reporting: Looking Ahead to Spring 2013 Activities and Initiatives
• Closing the Loop: Education Department Implements New Student Performance Tracking Format to Facilitate Early Intervention
• Campus Updates Foundations of Excellence (FoE)
• CUNY News and Events CUNY CTL Committee, CUE Committee, and CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 10, Issue 1: Late February 2013
• Middle States and Substantive Change: The College Prepares to Confer a New Degree Level
• Closing the Loop: New Assessment Initiatives in the OIRA to Aid in Focusing Campus Projects
• Campus Updates General Education Committee; Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee (AOAC); Day of Assessment
Volume 10, Issue 2: Early April 2013
• Curriculum Committees Pass Resolutions on Assessment
• CSI Day of Assessment - Tenth Anniversary!
• Closing the Loop: Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee (AOAC) Revises Annual Reporting Template
• Campus Updates Assessment Retreats
Volume 10, Issue 3: Mid April 2013
• Tenth Anniversary CSI Day of Assessment: April 19, 2013
• Closing the Loop: History Master's Program Examines Student Transcripts, Develops New Graduation Option
• CUNY News CUNY Assessment Council Seminar
Volume 10, Issue 4: Early May 2013
• Tenth Anniversary College Day of Assessment
• CUNY News The CUNY Performance Management Process
• Campus Updates "Substantive Change" Ushers in a New Era at the College of Staten Island
Volume 10, Issue 5: Mid May 2013
• College of Staten Island Diversity Strategic Plan
• Closing the Loop: ENG 111 and ENG 151
• CUNY News CUNY Assessment and Institutional Research Councils' Annual Retreat
• Campus Updates Academic Self-Study Calendar; International Studies Self-Study
Volume 10, Issue 6: Late May 2013
• Academic Assessment Report Templates Updated to Include General Education Goals
• Closing the Loop: Library Offers Academic Support Tutors During Finals Week
• Campus Updates Academic Program Reviews; Annual Assessment Activity Reports
Volume 10, Issue 7: Late June 2013
• Assessment-Related Accomplishments: Recapping AY2012-2013 and Looking Ahead
• Closing the Loop: Fortnight comes full-circle
• Campus Updates Middle States Follow-Up
• Campus Updates Foundations of Excellence
• Campus Updates Academic Program Reviews
• Campus Updates Administrative Program Reviews

Volume 7, Issue 1: Mid September 2011
• The Assessment Matrix: Detailing Campus Activities Related to Outcomes Assessment
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Seven Months
• Closing the Loop: Campus Security Responds to Environment by Adding Earthquake Information
• Campus Updates Division of Enrollment Management; Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 7, Issue 2: Late September 2011
• The Middle States Checklist: Preparing Documents for the Site Visit
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Six Months
• Closing the Loop: Biology Department Changes Prerequisites Following Review of Student Performance
• Campus Updates National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
• CUNY News and Events Replacing the CUNY Proficiency Exam
Volume 7, Issue 3: Mid October 2011
• Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Continues to Evolve and Address Specializations
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Less Than Six Months Remaining
• Closing the Loop: WPA Consultants Visit Campus as a Follow-Up to English Department Self-Study
• Campus Updates PCA Department
Volume 7, Issue 4: Late October 2011
• Closing the Loop: Student Evaluation of Instructor Process (SEI) Undergoing Revision
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Less Than Six Months Remaining
• CUNY News and Events COACHE Survey
Volume 7, Issue 5: Mid November 2011
• Development of Self-Study Resources Continues to Facilitate Calendar and Review Process
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Less Than Five Months Remaining
• Closing the Loop: Observational Research in the Campus Center Results in Better Space Utilization
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee
• CUNY News and Events COACHE Survey; CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 7, Issue 6: Late November 2011
• Updated Economic Impact Study Analyzes College's Benefit to the Borough and Region
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Four Months Remaining
• Closing the Loop: Computer Science Department Revises Curriculum to Include Early Exploration
• Campus Updates Institutional Effectiveness Commmittee
Volume 7, Issue 7: Mid December 2011
• Middle States Commission on Higher Education Holds Annual Conference With Record Audience
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Review Team Chair Makes His Preliminary Visit
• Closing the Loop: Political Science Uses Student Preparation Data to Develop Assignment-Based Course
• Campus Updates Faculty Center for Professional Development
• CUNY News and Events COACHE Survey Final Reminder
Volume 8, Issue 1: Mid February 2012
Fiftieth Issue!
• The Middle States Self-Study: Final Edits Complete
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Less Than Six Weeks To Go
• Closing the Loop: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment Changes Information Collection Methods
• Campus Updates Enrollment Management Assessment Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 8, Issue 2: Late February 2012
• The Middle States Self-Study: Please Meet Our Visiting Team Members
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: Less Than One Month To Go
• Closing the Loop: Marketing Area Uses Assessment Results to Unify Concept Coverage in Core Course
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee; Business Department; Psychology Department
• CUNY News and Events CUNY PMP
Volume 8, Issue 3: Mid March 2012
• The Middle States Visiting Team: Profiles, Interests, and Accreditation Experience
• Countdown to the Middle States Site Visit: The Team's Arrival is Just Days Away
Volume 8, Issue 4: Mid April 2012
• Acknowledgments & Thanks: Middle States Study & Visit
Volume 8, Issue 5: Late April 2012
• The Middle States Reaccreditation Process: Anticipating the Next Stage
• Medical Technology Program Hosts NAACLS Site Visit
• Closing the Loop: OIRA Streamlines the Student Evaluation Process
• Campus Updates College-Wide Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 8, Issue 6: Mid May 2012
• Distinct Changes Set for 2012-2013 CUNY Performance Management Process (PMP)
• Closing the Loop: "Data Books" Developed for Athletics, SEEK, and Other Special Programs Show Demographics, Retention and Performance of Special Student Groups
• Campus Updates Institutional Effectiveness Committee
Volume 8, Issue 7: Late May 2012
• CUNY System Planning Implementation of the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) in 2012-2013
• Closing the Loop: Student Affairs Division Establishes Calendar for Administrative Program Review
• Campus Updates Counseling Center Accreditation

Volume 5, Issue 1: Mid September 2010
• Summer Recap and a Look Ahead to 2010-2011: The Middle States Self-Study Progresses
• The Middle States Self-Study Process: Working Group 1
• Closing the Loop: Center for the Arts Uses Data to Plan Events and Future Programming
Volume 5, Issue 2: Late September 2010
• Academic Program Review, Self-Study, and Accreditation
• Closing the Loop: Winter and Summer Session Improvements Informed by Data
• The Middle States Self-Study process: Working Group 2
• Campus Updates College-Wide Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee; Discipline Reaccreditations; Annual Day of Assessment
Volume 5, Issue 3: Mid October 2010
• Student Affairs assessment influenced by National Professional Standards
• The Middle States Self-Study process: Working Group 3
• Closing the Loop: Small Career Events Benefit Students
• Campus Updates Assessment Plan Templates
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 5, Issue 4: Late October 2010
• COACHE Survey Focused on Faculty Careers, Experience, and Satisfaction
• The Middle States Self-Study Process: Working Group 4
• Closing the Loop: Changes in Education Requirements Provide Opportunities to Evaluate Student Progress
• Campus Updates Committees; Mathematics Department
Volume 5, Issue 5: Mid November 2010
• Assessing General Education: Challenges, Changes, and New Approaches
• The Middle States Self-Study Process: Working Group 5
• Closing the Loop: Faculty Senate Moves to Promote the Understanding of Course-Level Numbering
• Campus Updates Committees; Middle States Update
Volume 5, Issue 6: Late November 2010
• The College's Array of Related Educational Activities (REAs) Extends Learning Opportunities
• The Middle States Self-Study Process: Working Group 6
• Closing the Loop: Hybrid Team Members Collaborate for Classroom Conservation
• Campus Updates Strategic Planning Implementation Process; Student Government
Volume 5, Issue 7: Mid December 2010
• Middle States Conference 2010: Attendees Learn About the Commission, Assessment, and the Changing Higher Education Landscape
• The Middle States Self-Study Process: Working Group 7
• Campus Updates General Education Committee and Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
• CUNY News CUNY IT Conference
Volume 6, Issue 1: Mid February 2011
• Economic Impact of the College's Alumni Estimated in Recent Study
• Closing the Loop: Winter Session Survey Evolves to Better Address Program Assessment Needs
• Campus Updates Day of Assessment
• CUNY News Board of Trustees Votes to End CUNY Proficiency Exam; CUNY Institutional Research Council
Volume 6, Issue 2: Late February 2011
• The Assessment Matrix: Missions, Maps, and More
• Closing the Loop: Physical Therapy Makes Program Changes to Increase Success on Licensure Exam
• Campus Updates Business Department; College-Wide Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee (AOAC); Annual Day of Assessment
Volume 6, Issue 3: Mid March 2011
• Day of Assessment to Feature Varied Approaches to Collecting and Analyzing Information
• Closing the Loop: Performance Management Process (PMP) Involves Input From All Divisions
• Campus Updates Curriculum Committee; Interdisciplinary Program Directors Meeting
• CUNY Events Assessment in the Social Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 4: Late March 2011
• Higher Education Opportunity Act 2008: Changes to Catalog and Course Syllabus Contents
• Closing the Loop: Classroom Conditions Survey Shares Information Across Divisions
• Campus Updates Enrollment Management Committee; Centers; 2011 Day of Assessment; Curriculum Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUE Committee and Logic Models
Volume 6, Issue 5: April 2011
• The College's Eighth "Day of Assessment" Focused on Varied Information and Data-Collection Options
• Middle States Evaluation Team Chair Named
• Campus Updates Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work; English; Hybrid Initiative Team
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
Volume 6, Issue 6: Mid May 2011
• Transitioning to the Visit: Middle States Effort Turns to Campus Preparations
• Campus Updates Curriculum Assessment Template; Student Affairs Assessment Committee; General Education Goals; Office of Academic Advisement
Volume 6, Issue 7: Late May 2011
• Recap of 2010-2011, and a Look Ahead to the Next Academic Year
• Closing the Loop: Advancement Office Revises Procedures for Phonathons
• Campus Updates Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee; Summer Freshman Orientation Preparation; Faculty Center for Professional Development
• CUNY News and Events Diversity Climate Survey

Volume 3, Issue 1: Mid September 2009
• Summer Recap and a Look Ahead to 2009-2010
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 1
• Closing the Loop: Curriculum Changes in Engineering Science & Physics
• Campus Updates Career and Scholarship Office Surveys and Higher Education Opportunity Act
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Institutional Research Council; CUNY Assessment Council Workshops
Volume 3, Issue 2: Late September 2009
• Mission, Vision, and Values Statements: Activity at Many Levels
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 2
• Closing the Loop: Teachers on Sabbatical Program Inaugurates an Orientation for New Students
• Campus Updates Academic Department Assessment Committee Membership; Academic Department and Committee Visits; Finance and Administration Directors' Meeting
Volume 3, Issue 3: Mid October 2009
• Strategic Planning Process Begins With Focus Groups and a Steering Committee Retreat
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 3
• Closing the Loop: Using Evidence to Improve Campus Access
• Campus Updates Business Department; Biology Department; Chemistry Department; College-Wide Assessment Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Workshops; COACHE Survey
Volume 3, Issue 4: Late October 2009
• The CUNY Proficiency Exam: Readiness, Rubrics, and Results
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 4
• Closing the Loop: The Office of Recruitment & Admissions Revises the Welcome Process for New Students
• Campus Updates Institutional Effectiveness Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Workshops; Faculty Surveys
Volume 3, Issue 5: Mid November 2009
• The Middle States Self-Study Institute: A Look Ahead to 2011-2012
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 5
• Closing the Loop: Communicating the Benefits of Degreeworks to the Campus Community
• Campus Updates Assessing Special Programs Committee (ASP)
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Colleges and Middle States Self-Studies
Volume 3, Issue 6: Late November 2009
• Discipline-Specific Program Accreditation: The College Hosts Visiting Teams in Both Divisions
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 6
• Closing the Loop: New Systems Implemented by the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research
• Campus Updates Associate Provost and OIRA Meetings with Deans, Department Chairs and Assessment Liaisons
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Student Experience Survey
Volume 3, Issue 7: Mid December 2009
• Recap of the Annual Middle States Conference 2009: The Role of the Accreditation Liaison Officer, Assessment, and Substantive Change
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 7
• Closing the Loop: Music Notes Resound in Student Progress, Post-Baccalaureate Success, and Alumni Data
• Campus Updates Associate Provost and OIRA Meetings With Deans, Department Chairs and Assessment Liaisons
• CUNY News and Events COACHE Survey
Volume 4, Issue 1: Mid February 2010
• The Middle States Log: A Growing Chronology of Events, Documentation, and Standards
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 8
• Closing the Loop: CSI's Library Makes Curling Up in a Comfortable Chair With a Good Book Possible
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment
• Campus Updates Student Affairs Directors Meeting
• CUNY News and Events Joint CUNY Institutional Research/Testing/Assessment Council Retreat
Volume 4, Issue 2: Late February 2010
• Middle States Reaccreditation 2011-2012: A Look at the Process and Our Progress to Date
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 9
• Closing the Loop: Education Department Uses Surveys to Improve Students' Post-Graduation Success & Satisfaction
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment
• CUNY News and Events Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)
Volume 4, Issue 3: Mid March 2010
• Strategic Planning Process Update: Developing Mission, Vision, and Values Statements
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 10
• Closing the Loop: College Committees Discuss New Guidelines to Do Just That
• Campus Updates Division of Finance and Administration; CSI Day of Assessment
Volume 4, Issue 4: Late March 2010
• The College's Day of Assessment Showcases Campus Initiatives Across Divisions
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 11
• Closing the Loop: Course and Standing Committee Reviews and Revises Forms, With Several Objectives in Mind
• Campus Updates NLNAC Accreditation Visit for BS in Nursing
• CUNY News and Events Faculty Experience Survey; UFS Spring Conference "Middle States Review - Opportunities and Pitfalls"
Volume 4, Issue 5: Mid April 2010
• Day of Assessment 2010 Highlights
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 12
• Closing the Loop: Biology Revises Math Requirements and Enhances Curriculum
• CUNY News and Events Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)
Volume 4, Issue 6: Late April 2010
• CUNY UFS Addresses Middle States Accreditation
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 13
• Closing the Loop: Design Services Office Revamps Publication Approval Process
• Campus Updates: Education Department Hosts NCATE Visit as Final Step in Continued Accreditation Process
• Campus Updates Education Department Hosts NCATE Visit as Final Step in Continued Accreditation Process
• CUNY News and Events Zicklin Dead Addresses AACSB Audience, Notes Assessment Changes
Volume 4, Issue 7: Mid May 2010
• Middle States Reaccreditation Milestones: Recap of 2009-2010 and Summer Plans
• Preparing for the Middle States Self-Study: Standard 14
• Closing the Loop: Modern Languages Department Combines Testing With Assessment in Online Project Options
• Campus Updates English Department; Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy Department (PEP); Institutional Effectiveness Committee

Volume 1, Issue 1: Late September 2008
(distributed to 70 recipients)
• What is Middle States Standard 14?
• Campus Updates Business Department; Media Culture Department; SASW Department; Curriculum Committee
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Assessment Council
• Campus Resources Linda Suskie Assessment Powerpoint Presentations
Volume 1, Issue 2: Mid October 2008
(distributed to 86 recipients)

• Outcomes Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness: Beginning a Conversation
• Campus Updates Humanities and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Studies ; Graduate Studies Committee
• CUNY News and Events Other CUNY Middle States accreditation actions
• Campus Resources Days of Assessment
Volume 1, Issue 3: Late October 2008
(distributed to 115 recipients)

• Accrediting agencies: National and Local Perspectives
• Campus Updates ABET Accreditation for BS in Engineering Science
• CUNY News and Events Joint CUNY Council Retreat
• Campus Resources Assessment Schematics
Volume 1, Issue 4: Mid November 2008
(distributed to 153 recipients)

• IUPUI Assessment Institute: A Recap
• Campus Updates Psychology Department
• Campus Assessment Resource List
Volume 1, Issue 5: Late November 2008
(distributed to 173 recipients)

• Mission Statements, Program Goals, and Committees: Some Suggested Checkpoints for Fall 2008
• Campus Updates Division of Student Affairs
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Joint Testing/Institutional Research/Assessment Council Retreat
Volume 1, Issue 6: Mid December 2008
(distributed to 190 recipients)

• Middle States Commission on Higher Education Conference 2008: Insights on Evaluation
• Campus Updates Chemistry Department; Education Department; English Department; Alumni Relations
• CUNY News and Events
Volume 2, Issue 1: Mid February 2009
(distributed to 233 recipients)

• NSSE is Coming! NSSE is Coming! CUNY Campuses to Take Part in National Survey
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment
• Campus Updates Performing and Creative Arts Department; Sustainability Initiative
• CUNY News and Events Linda Suskie Assessment Workshop at York College
Volume 2, Issue 2: Late February 2009
(distributed to 253 recipients)

• NSSE is Here! National Survey of Student Engagement Invitations Sent to CSI Students
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment
• Campus Updates Division of Student Affairs; Modern Languages Department; Career and Scholarship Center; The Library
Volume 2, Issue 3: Mid March 2009
(distributed to 295 recipients)

• College to Embark on Strategic Planning Process
• ePortfolios as Assessment Tools: College to Participate in La Guardia Program
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment
• Campus Updates College-Wide Assessment Committee
Volume 2, Issue 4: Late March 2009
(distributed to 300 recipients)

• Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) Begins April 14
• Campus Updates PEP-Economics; English; Core 100; New Student Orientation/CLUE
Volume 2, Issue 5: Mid April 2009
(distributed to 310 recipients)

• Spring 2009 College-Wide Assessment Committee Milestones: Mission Statements, Program Goals, and Curriculum Mapping
• CSI Annual Day of Assessment: Final Reminder
• Campus Updates Business Department Exit Survey
• CUNY News and Events CUNY Fifth Annual General Education Conference
Volume 2, Issue 6: Late April 2009
(distributed to 320 recipients)

• CSI Day of Assessment 2009: A Recap
Volume 2, Issue 7: Mid May 2009
(distributed to 323 recipients)

• The College's Strategic Planning Process: An Update
• Campus Updates The Library' Center For International Service; Verrazano School
• CUNY News and Events Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)
Volume 2, Issue 8: Late May 2009
(distributed to 323 recipients)

• Expanding Upon Our Assessment Initiatives: Progress to Date and a Look Ahead to Fall 2009
• Campus Updates Department of Mathematics; Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work