About the Author
Trudy W. Banta has written or edited 15 published volumes on assessment, contributed 26 chapters to other published works, and written more than 200 articles and reports on the topic. She is the founding editor of award-winning Assessment Update, a bimonthly Jossy-Bass periodical published since 1989. The recipient of seven national awards for her work, Banta has consulted with faculty and administrators in 46 states and numerous countries?on the topic of outcomes assessment and has developed, coordinated, and given invited addresses at numerous national and international conferences. .