Supporting Organizations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

AASCU is a consortium of public colleges, universities, and systems with a learning-centered and teaching-centered culture, which sponsors VSA / College Portrait.
1307 New York Avenue, N.W.
5th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone (202) 293-7070 Fax (202) 296-5819

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U )

AAC&U is a national association concerned with undergraduate liberal education.
1818 R Street NW
Washington DC 20009
Phone (202) 387-3769

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

The APLU is a research and advocacy organization of public research universities, land-grant institutions, and state university systems which sponsors VSA / College Portrait.
1307 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20005-4722
Phone: (202) 478-6040 / Fax: (202) 478-6046

College Portrait / Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA)

The VSA is a voluntary initiative sponsored by the APLU and AASCU. It provides a mechanism to compare colleges on educational outcomes.

Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)

The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) provides and promotes standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs.
One Dupont Circle NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036-1188
(202) 862-1400

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

The goal of NILOA is o help make learning outcomes usable and transparent.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
340 Education Building
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-2155 / Fax: (217) 244-5632

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

NEASC provides regional accreditation to colleges and universities.
209 Burlington Rd, Suite 201,
Bedford, MA 01730-1433
Phone (781) 271-0022 / Fax (781) 271-0950

New England Educational Assessment Network (NEean)

NEean promotes quality assessment of student learning and development.
PO Box 187
Orrs Island, ME 04066
Phone: (207) 833-5362 / Fax: (207) 833-5377

Peggy Maki Associates

Peggy Maki provides consulting on assessing learning in higher education.
35 Atlantic Road
Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 283-3821


TaskStream is software and supporting services that assist with assessment.
71 W. 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (800) 311-5656 / Fax: (212) 868-2947

University Planning and Analysis

UPA provides internet resources for higher education outcomes assessment.


WEAVE focuses on campus assessment, strategic planning, and accreditation efforts via consulting services, and via assessment and planning software.
Phone: (877) 932-8340 / Fax: (877) 388-1255
Centrieva, LLC
P.O. Box 3598
Glen Allen, VA 23058

Page last updated: Monday, July 2, 2012