CAS Standards respond to student needs, the requirements of sound pedagogy, and the effective management of 48 functional areas and 3 cross-functional areas. Individuals and institutions from over 40 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 is Seeking a New Editor for our CAS Publications - Click Here for More Information
NEW CAS DEI Statement
s02e02: A Conversation with Three Leaders Representing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)
Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley
Click Here to download episode information and link.
Presidential Summary of CAS Achievements September 2019 - August 2021
The 2021 NASPA Virtual Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education is a convergence of three conferences in one registration!
June 26 - June 30, 2021
Registration and Information
CAS Governing Board Statement on the George Floyd Verdict
2nd Edition FALDO Availabe Now
Also available as a packaged set with the10th Edition CAS Standards. Click Here
CAS Welcomes Gianina Baker to the Advisory Board! Read more here.
FSAP and IAS Standards Published:
Fraternity and Sorority Advising Programs - Press Release
Indigenous Student Affairs - Press Release
January 2021 - CAS Message of Care for Professionals Addressing World Events
Click Here for message from Dan Bureau
October 2020 Assessment Institute Video - "Using Program Theory & Implementation to Aid in Interpreting Outcomes Assessment Data" Presenter: Sara Finney, Ph.D., Professor Graduation Psychology; Associate Director Center for Assessment & Research Studies, James Madison University
Press Release: CAS Announces Inaugural Member at Large for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Governing Board position and Devan Ford-McCartney as the newly elected Member at Large for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion board member.
CAS Standards: Implications for Student Affairs Administrators at HBCUs" is now published in the CAS store Click here for more
Revised Standards Released for College Unions: Programs, Services, and Community Center (September 2020) Click Here for more
CAS Announces NEW Phone Number (August 2020) CAS has updated their phone number to a toll free number. Please note the change in your contact lists. New Number: 800-889-7270
CAS and Skyfactor Webinar - August 25 at 2pm ET Click Here for more
CAS Announces Two New Members to join the CAS Council (August 2020) Click Here for more
Resource Released for Implementing CAS in Learning Assistance Programs (July 2020) Click Here for more
Resource Released for Using the CAS Standards for Regional Accreditation (July 2020) Click Here for more
Statement on CAS Council of Representatives (July 2020) Click Here for more
CAS Collaborates with ACHA and ACE (July 2020) Click Here for more
(June 2020) Message to the CAS user community about recent acts of racism, injustice, and brutality
(March 2020) Message to the CAS user community with information about resources available in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19
CAS Releases Revised Sets of Standards for 4 Functional Areas (January 2020)
CAS is excited to announce the release of four revised sets of standards:
- Counseling Services
- Leadership Education and Development
- Registrar Services
- Master's Level Higher Education and Student Affairs Professional Preparation Programs
- CAS Presidents, past and present, talk about 40 Years of CAS on The HigherEd Live podcast (2019)
- CAS President Gavin Henning launches assessment blog series (2017-2018)
- Check out Using the CAS Professional Standards: Divese Examples of Practice (2017)