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Student Affairs Assessment Leaders Present—Open-Online Course Preview Session Live!

AEFIS Academy Community Event


Dr. Joe Levy

Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation

National Louis University

Dr. Megan Bell

SAAL Open Course Instructor/Student Affairs Assessment at Cal State Northridge

Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL)

Dr. Greg King

Research Scientist


January 25, 2022 @ 2:00 PM 3:00 PM EST


Prior to launching our free assessment MOOC, Applying & Leading Assessment in Student Affairs, the Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) is hosting a live session on January 25 at 2:00 PM EST with the instructors to share course details (past outcome data, new improvements, etc.), share why we love the course, and discuss how folks – faculty, staff, graduate students, and anyone interested in assessment – can leverage it for individual and collective professional development. There will be time for Q&A, as well.


  1. Participants will be able to describe the nature of the course
  2. Participants will be able to list at least two topics of interest from content previewed from the eight modules
  3. Participants will be able to identify at least two ways they can use the course to advance their individual or organizational assessment goals


Dr. Joe Levy, Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation, National Louis University

Dr. Joseph D. Levy, serves as the Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation at National Louis University in Chicago, IL. Joe earned a BA in English from Baldwin-Wallace College, an MS in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University, and his Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from National Louis University. Joe is a member of the Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) Board of Directors, co-creator and instructor for the Applying and Leading Assessment in Student Affairs open course, and endorsed speaker for the National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA). Author, presenter, trainer, and consultant, Joe enjoys leveraging his academic and student affairs experience from multiple institutional types to talk assessment, quality assurance, and institutional betterment.

Dr. Megan Bell, SAAL Open Course Instructor/Student Affairs Assessment at Cal State Northridge, Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL)

Megan Bell currently works in Student Affairs Assessment at Cal State Northridge. Bell served as a Research Associate in the College of Education for the Department of Leadership, Research, and Foundations. She was responsible for directing the US Department of Education Strengthening Institutions grant. She is the former Executive Director of Community Learning and Assessment in Student Affairs, and also served as the Interim Associate Vice-Chancellor of Students Affairs. She also served as the director of assessment, policy and efficiency, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance. In her previous roles, she was responsible for the Department of Residential Life and Housing which houses about 1,700 students as well as the Family Development Center and serving as the Division Liaison to enrollment management and academic units to develop partnerships related to student success. Finally, she coordinated division-wide assessment and evaluation initiatives. Bell has also served as the assistant director and director of the University Center and as assistant director of the University Memorial Center at CU Boulder. She also has held student affairs positions at Whittier College, Whittier, California, and the University of California, Riverside.

Dr. Greg King, Research Scientist, NWEA

Gregory King is a research scientist for a larger education non-profit where he uses quantitative methods to research college and career readiness, policies that impact higher education access and success, and the K-12 to higher education pipeline. Additionally, he has a focus in creating data visualizations that make research relevant, understandable, and actionable for educators, administrators, and policymakers. Prior to his current role Dr. King worked as a higher education practitioner in a variety of roles at institutions ranging from large urban community college systems to Research I institutions and public regional universities across the country. He has a passion for using assessment and data to create a more equitable and accessible education eco-system. On a personal note Greg is an avid hiker, excited girl dad, and fan of all Chicago and Portland, Oregon sport franchises. Dr. King holds a master’s degree in higher education from Colorado State University and a PhD in educational research and policy analysis from North Carolina State University. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon.

Event Info & On-Demand Recording

Any pre-event information will be provided below. Any post-event information and the archived recording will be available within 48-hours following the event. This content is available to AEFIS Academy Community Members as well as within the open online course and SAAL’s YouTube page.



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