Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Campus-Wide Assessment Committee

The purpose and function of this committee shall be:

  • Meet with all academic and Student service and Student Affairs departments to review current assessment practices and documents.
  • Develop and implement avenues for units/programs to construct or improve their assessment processes and procedures.
  • Review all (academic and non-academic) annual reports and assessment documents pertaining to CSC programs.
  • After reviewing all relevant and current policies, processes, and procedures, create an assessment plan that will provide for alignment of campus-wide assessment practices to the MAP and mission.
  • Submit an annual report to the President’s office prior to December 15 each year to include:
    • Minutes of meetings
    • Recommendations regarding assessment changes, budget requirements, and campus-wide assessment activities
    • Brief executive summary report of the current status of campus-wide assessment


David Nesheim (Interim Director of Assessment) and
Malinda Linegar (Director of Institutional Research)

Assistant Chairs:

Jim Powell (Dean of EHPCPSW, Curriculum & Instruction, and Assessment & Accreditation) and
Tamara Toomey (Director of Transitional Studies)


  • Faculty Members. Two to three - one faculty member from each school (designated by each school dean): Kim Madsen, Roger Mays, and Brittney Helmbrecht
  • Student Services Representatives: Sherry Douglas/Danielle Lecher
  • Student Affairs Representatives: Pat Beu/Austin Stephens
  • Student Representative: (vacant)
  • IT Representative: Joby Collins
  • LLC Representative: David Kendrick
  • College Relations: Alex Helmbrecht
  • Assessment & Accreditation: Joy Omelanuk
  • Title IX: Ted Tewahade

Alignment to

  • MAP: 1-6
  • HLC Criteria for Accreditation (Assurance Argument): 3A3, 3B1-3, 4A1, 4A4, 4B1-4, 4C1-4, 5D1-2
  • Assumed Practices: D4
  • Quality Initiative: assessment plan
  • SARA: 4, 5
  • Federal Compliance: 7
  • Documentation: yearly report in SharePoint


David Nesheim:, 308.432.7078, Miller Hall 124
Malinda Linegar:, 308.432.6399, Crites Hall 353