Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Campus-Wide Assessment Committee

The purpose and function of this committee shall be:

  • Review all annual reports and assessment documents pertaining to CSC academic programs, cocurricular programs and operational units.
  • Develop and implement avenues for units/programs to construct or improve their assessment processes and procedures.
  • Maintain 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 (Faculty Assessment Coordinator) and
Malinda Linegar (Director of Institutional Research)

Assistant Chairs:

Jim Powell (Dean of School of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences, Curriculum & Instruction, and Assessment & Accreditation) and
Tamara Toomey (Director of Transitional Studies)


  • Faculty Members. 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
  • Operations Representatives: Shellie Johns, Todd Bauman
  • Student Representative: Dawson Brunswick
  • 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, Old Admin 202
Malinda Linegar:, 308.432.6399, Crites Hall 353