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Revelle College Assessment Symposium

The Revelle College Assessment Symposium is an event focused on providing foundational training on assessment practices, assessment resources that are pertinent to current events, and a place to network with other higher education professionals engaged in and/or interested in assessment in a higher education environment.

Staff and students from Revelle College and the greater UC San Diego community are the expected audience. Participating staff members serve in different functional areas of the College and University and include, but are not limited to, Student Affairs, Residence Life, Academic Advising, and Administration. Students interested in Assessment, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or any related field are welcome to attend.

At this Symposium, presenters will address issues such as: The Fundamentals of Assessment, Beyond Surveys, Assessment in a Virtual Environment, and Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Assessment.

By the end of the Symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Identify resources and strategies to help develop their assessment programs
  • Compare different approaches and methods for assessment
  • Apply best practices to their own assessment plans

The Symposium is organized by the Revelle College Assessment Committee.

A program of the Symposium can be found here.

Date & Time

The Symposium will take place virtually via Zoom on Friday, August 7, 2020, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM PST.


Click here to register for this FREE professional development event

Questions? Please contact Melina M. Remesha.

  • Sherry Mallory, Ph.D.

    Sherry Mallory, Ph.D.

    UC San Diego

    Dean of Student Affairs, Revelle College

    (she, her, hers)

    Sherry Mallory serves as the Dean of Student Affairs for Revelle College at the University of California San Diego, and as an adjunct faculty member for San Diego State University’s graduate program. Before arriving at UCSD in 2012, she was the Associate Dean of Students at Western Washington University and an adjunct faculty member. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Arizona’s Center for the Study of Higher Education and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California Santa Cruz. Sherry is an active member of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. She has served on the NASPA Board of Directors; as national Co-Chair of the Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community; and on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. She has presented 75+ conference sessions and has published four book chapters. In 2018, she was named a NASPA Foundation Pillar of the Profession. Her professional interests include legal and policy issues, the factors that play a role in student success, and involvement in professional associations.


  • Ashlee Louise Canty, M.S.

    Ashlee Louise Canty, M.S.

    Wake Forest University

    Inclusive Practice Manager

    (she, her, hers)

    Ashlee Louise Canty serves as the Inclusive Practice Manager in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Wake Forest University. She is currently completing her PhD in Curriculum Studies from DePaul University; her dissertation topic focuses on the experiences of Black Sorority women at Predominantly White Institutions. She received her MS in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University and her BS in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University. Her previous experience includes working in higher education and with national fraternities in conduct, educational programming, assessment, and diversity and inclusion. Ashlee is passionate about creating communities that provide belonging to students and understanding intersecting identities to create inclusive environments on college campuses. She is a Winston Salem native, and enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with her family and her labradoodle, Kennedy.

  • Shannon Milligan, Ph.D.

    Shannon Milligan, Ph.D.

    UC San Diego

    Director of Student Affairs Assessment, Evaluation, and Organizational Development

    (she, her, hers)

    Shannon Milligan is the Director of Student Affairs Assessment, Evaluation, and Organizational Development. Her previous work experience includes Institutional Research, Academic Assessment, and Res Life. She is a triple alum of Oklahoma State University and earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Shannon has a dog named Bentley who makes frequent guest appearances in Zoom meetings.


  • Nexi R. Delgado, M.S.P.H.

    Nexi R. Delgado, M.S.P.H.

    UC San Diego

    Assessment Analyst

    (he, him, his, él)

    Nexi Delgado is an Assessment Analyst for the UC San Diego Colleges. He has 10+ years of working with data and assessment protocols. Nexi is a dedicated researcher in education and committed to providing analytical data solutions for successful student outcomes. He has created many assessment tools including surveys, rubrics, assignments and study protocols. He is currently studying for a Doctorate in Education from San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University, has a Master’s in Public Health from UCLA and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from UC Davis. When not staying at home because of COVID-19 you can find Nexi exploring hiking trails and trying new restaurants, as he is an avid adventurer and lifelong learner.

  • Karla Barrón Galvan, M.Ed.

    Karla Barrón Galvan, M.Ed.

    UC San Diego

    Student Affairs Assessment and Evaluation Analyst

    (she, her, hers)

    Karla Barrón Galvan works as the Student Affairs Assessment and Evaluation Analyst within the Office of the Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs (VCSA). In her role she provides assessment and data support to Student Affairs staff, coordinates the Assessment & Evaluation Learning Community, and supports strategic initiatives for the VCSA. Karla is a first-generation college graduate and alumna of USC where she studied as an undergraduate and the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she received her Master’s degree.

The Committee

The purpose of the Revelle College Assessment Committee is to bring together staff from all functional areas of the college to improve our assessment efforts college-wide by providing training opportunities, sharing resources, and discussing strategies.

Committee Chair: Melina M. Remesha - Student Activities and Leadership


  • Angel Monroy Aparicio - Dean of Student Affairs Office
  • Ashley Grove - Academic Advising
  • Christopher Villalobos - Student Representative
  • Grace Bagunu - Dean of Student Affairs Office
  • James Engler - Orientation and Academic Advising
  • Janet Lim - Dean of Student Affairs Office
  • Nancy Daly - Office of the Provost
  • Rubia Hernandez - Residence Life
  • Sherry Mallory - Dean of Student Affairs Office