Maximize Data-Driven Decisions

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January 2017

This objective is yellow because the most important initiative associated with it is yellow – the Assessment-Based Funding Allocation Initiative.

For other goals and accomplishments related to this objective, see below.

Maximize Data-Driven Decisions

Maximize Data-Driven Decisions

  • Addition of two surveys to assess spiritual development of Malone students
  • Participation in HLC Persistence and Completion Academy
  • Office of Institutional Effectiveness use of current data for comparing Malone with peer institutions in terms of satisfaction, student engagement, student spiritual development, etc.
  • Reinforce a commitment to student-focused service including an effective feedback loop to gauge customer service perceptions [Measure: Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) selected questions, mean and gap score; National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) (compare to peer group)] [Details: Decisions in all areas of Malone’s programming and institutional life will prioritize student outcomes and respond to feedback, data, and assessment; Programming and campus culture will be developed and implemented in ways that students feel welcome and encouraged to partner with Malone as active participants in their own learning, growth, and development]
  • Expand focus of assessment initiatives to include benchmarks focusing on comparative data with peer and aspirational institutions while integrating nationally-normed assessment tools [Measure: Assessment reports; Department meeting minutes – will reflect data-driven decision making; evidence of incorporation into processes; implementation of College Learning Assessment (CLA) inventory]
  • Provide opportunities for cross-campus interactions, discussions about best practices, policy development, assessment, mission, and strategic planning [Measure: # and variety of opportunities listed on campus schedule of events; create an infrastructure that includes established processes for dialogue to occur on topics related to components of the strategic plan]

Previous Quarterly Updates:

July 2016

This objective is yellow because the most important initiative associated with it is yellow – the Assessment-Based Funding Allocation Initiative.