ANNY was formed in the summer of 2010 by higher education professionals representing the State University of New York (SUNY), the City University of New York (CUNY), and New York’s private colleges and universities. The group’s primary objective was to create a state-wide network to stimulate dialogue and the exchange of ideas related to assessment across institutions and to provide support and resources to those committed to meaningful assessment of student learning and institutional effectiveness.
The mission of ANNY is to advance the quality assessment of institutional effectiveness and to enhance the success of institutions of higher education and their students in New York State. ANNY works toward achieving this mission by:
Providing its members with exposure to best practices and emerging trends in assessment through conferences, newsletters, workshops, and other means;
Creating networking opportunities for its members; and
Facilitating cost-effective professional development and consultation opportunities.
The core principles of ANNY include the following: