CAS Standards respond to real-time 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.
CAS released its ninth edition publications in August 2015. Visit our store to place your order today!
Learn about the redesigned Self-Assessment Guides
In conjunction with the 9th edition of CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education, CAS has released new tools to help programs and services measure how well they meet the CAS standards.
CAS welcomes two new member organizations
The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) is pleased to welcome the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) to its membership. CAS was founded 35 years ago as a consortium of 11 associations; today, 41 professional organizations reflecting a wide range of student-oriented functions across higher education institutions comprise the CAS membership.