College of Applied Studies Overview

The College of Applied Studies comprises four departments:
- Counseling, Educational Leadership, Educational and School Psychology
- Human Performance Studies
- School of Education
- Sport Management
See: College of Applied Studies Documents Policies and Procedures Manual

The Professional Education Unit includes Educational Leadership, Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, the School of Education, as well as programs and faculty in the College of Fine Arts and the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, along with one program in the College of Applied Studies conducted within the Department of Human Performance Studies (P-12 physical education).
See: Professional Education Unit Documents Policies and Procedures
See: College of Applied Studies Strategic Plan
Advisory Board
The CAS Advisory Board is a diverse group of leaders with a common purpose -- to support the mission of the WSU College of Applied Studies through the creation and implementation of action plans to increase:
  • Opportunities for applied learning and real world experiences for students in the college;
  • Resources, including financial, to advance the mission of the college and university;
  • The college’s ability to assess the needs of the partner and community agencies they are working with, and thus better serve them;
  • Awareness and visibility of the College of Applied Studies as a recognized leader in education, and the value proposition of attending and supporting Wichita State University and the College of Applied Studies, and;
  • The ability of the College of Applied Studies to identify, evaluate and respond to opportunities and challenges.
Members 2017-2018
Rachel Allen
Magnus Assarsson
Ed Berger
Bonnie Bing
Stacie Clarkson
Christine Downey-Schmidt
Becky Endicott
Jody Fiorini
Ron Holt
Jay Hull
Ashlie Jack
Darin Kater
Jay Keener
Shirley Lefever
Kim McDowell
Jane McHugh
David Nygaard
Suzanne Peterson
Mike Rogers
Connie Simcox
Jo Ann Skillett
Nancy Soldner
Clay Stoldt
Rhonda Turner
Mark Vermillion
Linda Weir-Enegren
Patricia Whitney

 Data Dashboard
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CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

Impact on P-12 learning and development (Component 4.1) (in development)

Indicators of teaching effectiveness (Component 4.2) (in development)

Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones (Component 4.3|A.4.1)
» Undergraduate Programs
» Graduate Programs (in development)
» Employment Milestones (in development)

Satisfaction of completers (alumni) (Component 4.4|A.4.2)
» Undergraduate Programs
» Graduate Programs (in development)

Graduation Rates in Initial & Advanced Level Licensure Programs
» 2016-17 Initial Level Graduates
» 2016-17 Advanced Level Graduates

Ability of completers to meet licensure requirements
» Disclosure Statement 2016-17
» Disclosure Statement 2017-18

Employee Data for Completers

Student Loan Default Rates and other Consumer Information
» 3-year student loan default rate (see page 15)
» Average cost of attendance
» Tuition and Mandatory Fees
» Undergraduate Level Cost
» Graduate Level Cost
» Average beginning salary of a program completer
» Placement patterns of completers (coming soon)