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Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Assessment

In 2004, NWOSU planned and implemented an assessment program with the goal of assessing administrative areas for continuous improvement. All Northwestern institutional areas (financial aid, registry, libraries, etc.) submit an annual assessment plan using a template created in ALCA, a web-based data management system, to assist in streamlining and supporting institutional effectiveness.

Annually, at the beginning of the fall semester, each institutional area identifies goals, proposes assessment strategies, and provides anticipated outcomes. At the end of the academic year, the areas report their results, budget implications and to whom the information was reported. Based on the findings, institutional areas may carry their goals to the next year or plan new projects/goals in order to continuously improve the institutional area. 

Departments Completing Assessment Plans       

Academic Affairs - Dr. Bo Hannaford

Academic Success Center - Danielle Budy

Administration Affairs - Dr. David Pecha

Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness/Academic Support - Kaylyn Hansen

Athletics - Brad Franz

Bursar - Paige Fischer

Campus Police - Dennis Kilmer

Dean of Faculty - Dr. Steven Maier

Enid Campus Dean's Office - Dr. Wayne McMillin

Financial Aid - Tara Hannaford

Graduate Studies - Dr. Shawn Holliday

Human Resources - Cheryl Ellis

Information Technology - Craig Ricke

International Advising - Natalie Nichols

Libraries - Shannon Leaper

Physical Plant - Doug Chaffin

President's Office - Dr. Bo Hannaford

Printing Services - Alica Hall

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Recruitment - Matt Adair

Registry - Sheri Lahr

Service Learning - Kaylyn Hansen

Sponsored Programs - Tandy Keenan

Student Affairs - Calleb Mosburg

Student Counseling - Taylor Wilson

Retention and Transfer Recruiting - Ethan Sacket

University Relations - Kelsey Martin

Wellness Center - Olivia Yandel

Woodward Campus Dean's Office - Dr. Jonathan Thomason

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