Strategy 1.1.2 (Annual Assessments)
Conduct annual assessments to identify areas for improvement and to inform Student Success retention plan; ensure data is disaggregated to allow for a deeper understanding of differences in outcomes for minoritized students.
- Vice Provost for Student Success
- Associate Vice Provost for Student Success
- Inventory annual assessments already taking place and determine how to use the data to form a holistic Student Success assessment and retention plan; identify assessments that are not useful and/or missing.
- Annual review of relevant EAB Navigate data
- Annual Student Basic Needs Assessment
- Annual Student Climate Survey administered by Student Success (need to revise survey)
- Annual Climate Survey administered every three years by SARC
- Montana 10 survey (each semester)
- Office of Disability Equity survey (each semester)
- UM Housing survey
- Campus Pride Index, a national benchmarking tool
- Students with dependents
- Revise and relaunch the Annual Student Climate Survey administered by Student Success, consulting with content and survey-design experts on campus
- Launch EAB Navigate’s risk profile metrics
- Track retention and graduation rates, by particular populations
- Review BIPOC student Enrollment in high DFW course after priority Enact outreach based on risk metric provided by Navigate and offer to faculty high DFW course workshops on pedagogical approaches.
- Track BIPOC student enrollment in 15 or more credits per semester. Conduct post priority registration course load audit each semester and communicate to students with fewer than 15 total registered
- Assess proportional utilization of study jam, writing/public speaking center, and other tutoring services, and develop outreach that uses asset-based language that focuses on students’ strengths, not their deficits
Completed and Ongoing Actions
- Launched equity dashboard to track and develop strategies for improving historically underserved student outcomes
- Administration of regularly occurring assessments across Student Success units