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Office of Student Life & Event Services - Student Organizations

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome B Leadership Development in Student Organizations

Student Life will foster a supportive infrastructure for registered student organizations (RSOs), providing students with opportunities to gain hands-on leadership development experiences and increase their level of confidence in their leadership ability.
Objective 1 Students involved in registered student organizations (RSOs) will indicate a greater connection with leadership ability than students not involved in RSOs through the Office of Student Life.

Measure 1

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Based on the 2019 OSL survey, of all random respondents, 31.82% indicated they they "consider themselves to be actively involved with the Office of Student Life"; 53.74% indicated that they are "actively involved with registered student organizations"; 14.44% indicated that they are "actively involved with Greek Life" and 11.23% indicate that they are "actively involved with Club Sports". Of all of these respondents, 64.38% of students said that "their involvement has impacted their leadership skills "extremely positively" and 24.03% indicated that involvement has impacted their leadership skills "moderately positively".

2018 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Based on 2018 OSL Annual Survey, 51.14% of students indicate that due to involvement in Office of Student Life activities (including RSO's) that they "consider (themselves) to be a leader on campus or in your community."

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Data demonstrates a significant correlation between participation in a registered student organization (RSO) and student confidence in leadership ability. It also demonstrates a significant correlation, for those students who are involved in RSOs, between their confidence in leadership capacity and OSL support.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Based on the 2019 OSL survey, of all random respondents, 31.82% indicated they they "consider themselves to be actively involved with the Office of Student Life"; 53.74% indicated that they are "actively involved with registered student organizations"; 14.44% indicated that they are "actively involved with Greek Life" and 11.23% indicate that they are "actively involved with Club Sports". Of all of these respondents, 64.38% of students said that "their involvement has impacted their leadership skills "extremely positively" and 24.03% indicated that involvement has impacted their leadership skills "moderately positively".

2018 Status
Not Yet Achieved
59.48% of respondents to the 2018 OSL Annual survey indicated that "Involvement at GVSU with the Office of Student Life has enhanced my leadership ability". 50% of those who received the OSL Annual Survey were Student Organization executive board members, while 50% of survey recipients were randomly sampled.

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Data demonstrates a significant correlation between participation in a registered student organization (RSO) and student confidence in leadership ability. It also demonstrates a significant correlation, for those students who are involved in RSOs, between their confidence in leadership capacity and OSL support.