The primary purpose of Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) is to educate our students. The true measure of our institution is how well our students learn the knowledge and skills we have determined are critical to their success as individuals, professionals, and citizens. The process of assessing student learning, then, is a vital part of understanding how well we are accomplishing our goals. For up-to-date information on assessment activities of the University Assessment Committee, please look at our new monthly newsletter, Closing the Loop.
Assessment of student learning at MSUM has five major components and is coordinated by the University Assessment Committee:
The following principles guide assessment activities at Minnesota State University Moorhead. These principles have been articulated by the Higher Learning Commission as good standards for the assessment of student learning.