CAS Standards respond to student needs, the requirements of sound pedagogy, and the effective management of 45 functional areas. Individuals and institutions from 42 CAS member organizations comprise a constituency of over 115,000 professionals. Representing a significant majority of higher education practitioners in student programs and services throughout the country and beyond, CAS provides tools to higher education leaders assessing institutional effectiveness, student learning, and outcomes.
Learn about the redesigned Self-Assessment Guides
In conjunction with the 9th edition of CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education, CAS released new tools to help programs and services measure how well they meet the CAS standards.
Founding CAS editor and president, Ted Miller, passed away in August 2016. CAS remembers Ted for his many contributions to our association and the field of student affairs at large. "He saw the future," reflected Susan Komives, past CAS president. "And Ted was willing to do the hard work to get us there."
Revised CAS standards for 6 functional areas released
Thoroughly revised standards and self-assessment guides (SAGs) for Campus Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Programs; Collegiate Recreation Programs; Dining Services Programs; Learning Assistance Programs; Multicultural Student Programs and Services; and Undergraduate Research Programs are now available from CAS. These items are in addition to the ninth edition publications that CAS released in August 2015. Visit our store to place your order today!
CAS welcomes the Higher Education Case Managers Association as a new member organization
CAS is pleased to welcome the Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA) to its membership. CAS was founded 38 years ago as a consortium of 11 associations; today, 42 professional organizations reflecting a wide range of student-oriented functions across higher education institutions comprise the CAS membership.