NBSC and IUPUI-Indiana University Assessment Institute: A Promising Partnership in the Horizon
[Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, November 1-2, 2023] – The Northern Bukidnon State College (NBSC) represented by the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Jovelyn G. Delosa, and the Quality Assurance and Planning and Development Director, Dr. Daniel S. Lerongan and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Improvement, Professor of Organizational Leadership, Executive Editor, Assessment Update, Chair, Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, Dr. Stephen P. Hundley are exploring the possibility of a significant collaboration, aiming to combine their respective strengths in the fields of Assessment and Education. This potential partnership can be a game-changer in fostering (1) individuals and campus teams new to higher education assessment and improvement to acquire fundamental knowledge about the field; (2) individuals who have worked as leaders in assessment and improvement to share and extend their knowledge and skills; and (3) those interested in assessment and improvement at any level or in any collegiate context to establish networks that serve as sources of support and expertise.
NBSC, a young but promising institution at the forefront of instruction, research, extension, and production, has expressed keen interest in partnering with IUPUI: Assessment Institute, a prominent academic institution in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA with a strong emphasis on Center for Leading Improvements in Higher Education and USA’s oldest and largest event focused on assessing and improving higher education. Together, these two institutions could create a powerful synergy that transcends the boundaries of traditional education and assessment.
As the details of the collaboration between NBSC and IUPUI continue to take shape, the NBSC community, students, and organizations alike eagerly await the positive impacts that this partnership may bring to the region and the country. It is indeed an exciting prospect that could drive assessment advancements and provide valuable learning opportunities for assessment enthusiasts in the country.