15th Annual NCICU Assessment Conference


  • Pre-Conference Workshops: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 (Download the agenda.)

  • Conference: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

  • Location: Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina


The 2019 Assessment Conference is our 15th meeting to support institutions’ use of evidence to enhance and improve institutional effectiveness. Similar to previous years, the learning opportunities this year will include half-day pre-conference workshops in addition to the main conference day.


Registration Opens Friday, May 3, 2019, at following links:

Conference Details

Conference Keynote Speaker

Carol Yin, Director of Institutional Effectiveness at LaGrange College, holds the PhD in mathematics from Auburn University. During the recent decennial review for reaffirmation, she served as the compliance auditor, overseeing preparation of the Compliance Report and the Focused Report for the college.

She has been a presenter or co-presenter recently on institutional effectiveness, faculty involvement in assessment, retention, student achievement, and high-risk courses at the SACSCOC Annual Meeting (December 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018), the SCUP International Conference (July 2015, 2016 and 2017), AIR Annual Conference (May 2018), SAIR Annual Conference (October 2014, 2017, and 2018), the GICA SACS Workshare Conference (September 2013, 2014, and 2016), and others.

In addition to her work as an institutional researcher, she teaches courses in design theory as well as the senior seminar in mathematics.

Parking and Travel Information

Directions to Guilford College are found at this link. Please refer to the campus map for the campus entrance and parking areas adjacent to the Frank Family Science Center.

Hotel Information

For overnight accommodations on Monday, June 10, and/or Tuesday, June 11, NCICU has arranged for a group of rooms at the Guilford College special rate of $129 at the Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport, located at One Marriott Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409.  

To make reservations, please use this link or call the hotel at 1.800.228.9290 or 336.852.6450 and request the NCICU rate. The room block and rate will be held until May 28 when any rooms not yet booked will be returned to inventory.

For more information, contact Rebecca Leggett, Director of Programs at North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, at leggett@ncicu.org.

The 2019 NCICU Assessment Conference is hosted by Guilford College.