Experts in Assessment
Analytics and Research Team
The Benchworks Analytics and Research Team channels more than 40 years of combined higher education assessment experience to ensure the delivery of best-in-class survey design, administration and analytics for effective program assessment
Matt Venaas is a Research Manager on the Analytics and Research Team. In this role, Matt is responsible for survey design and development, in particular for the 50+ Benchworks surveys. Since 2015, Matt has delivered more than 50 national conference presentations and is recognized for his work in program assessment, survey design, data visualization, and student success. He has also served previously as a member of the Directorate Board for ACPA’s Commission for Assessment and Evaluation and on faculty for the Student Affairs Assessment Institute. Matt earned a MS.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education and a B.A. in Political Science, both from Northern Illinois University.