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NWC Key Performance Indicators

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NWC Key Performance Indicators

NWC's ambitious but attainable goals are to maintain or exceed the current institutional performance, as well as meet or exceed state and national benchmarks.

A. Experience

A.1. Student Engagement
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Active and collaborative learning CCSSE (IR) NWC: 54.7
National Cohort: 50.0

CCSSE 2015
b. Student effort CCSSE (IR) NWC: 50.6
National Cohort: 50.0

CCSSE 2015
c. Academic challenge CCSSE (IR) NWC: 48.3
National Cohort: 50.0

CCSSE 2015
d. Student-faculty interaction CCSSE (IR) NWC: 56.5
National Cohort: 50.0

CCSSE 2015
e. Support for learners CCSSE (IR) NWC: 54.2
National Cohort: 50.0

CCSSE 2015
A.2. Educational Experience
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Achievement of student learning outcomes Graduate Exit Survey (IR) 81%
Strongly Agree/Agree

2015-16 Graduates
b. Student satisfaction with overall offerings and services Graduate Exit Survey (IR) 92%
Very Satisfied/Satisfied

2015-16 Graduates
c. Overall student experience Graduate Exit Survey (IR) 83%
Excellent/Good

2015-16 Graduates
A.3. Preparation for Transfer or Workforce
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Transfer students Transfer Summary (IR) 27% of total
(Of these, 77% to 4-Yr;
23% to 2-Yr)

2015-16 non-returning degree/
certificate-seeking transfer students
b. Career/technical education (CTE) employment rate in field of study Perkins 4P1 Survey (IR) 54%

2014-15 non-returning CTE Students
c. Transfer student performance UW New Transfer Students Report (IR) 3.05
NWC transfer first semester UW GPA

2.90
WY community college transfer
first-semester UW GPA

Fall 2015 UW cohort
A.4. Retention and Degree/Certificate Completion
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Retention rate WCCC Performance Indicator Report (IR) 60.1%
Fall-to-fall
full-time, first-time,
degree-seeking students

Fall 2014 to Fall 2015
b. Completions IPEDS Completions (IR) 333
Degrees

36
Certificates

2015-16
c. Degree/certificate completion rate IPEDS Graduation Rates (IR) 30%
Full-time, first-time, degree-
seeking students completing
within 150% of normal time
to completion

Fall 2012 cohort
d. Associate degree completions per 100 FTE IPEDS Data Center; IR Calculation (IR) 23.9
ranked 2nd in WY CC

2014-15 completions

B. Connections

B.1. Commitment to Competitive Compensation Model
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Regionally competitive salaries IPEDS1; Wyoming Community Colleges2; College and University Professional Association for HR3; Mountain States Association of Community Colleges4; Mountain States Employers Council5; Bureau of Labor Statistics6 (HR) Faculty1: 104%
Classified Staff2,5,6: 91%
Professional Staff2,3,4,5,6: 98%
Administrators2,3,4: 100%
Percent of market

most recent data available in FY16
b. Employee satisfaction with benefits package PACE Custom #19 (IR) 72%
(Satisfied/Very Satisfied)

PACE 2016
B.2. Professional Growth and Continual Learning Opportunities
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Employee satisfaction with opportunities to learn and grow PACE Custom #12 (IR) 76%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
b. Employee satisfaction with professional development and training opportunities PACE #46 (IR) 67%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
B.3. Connections within Northwest College
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Employee satisfaction with cooperation across departments PACE Custom #15 (IR) 52%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
b. Employee satisfaction with communication among faculty, administration, and staff PACE Custom #16 (IR) 37%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
c. Employee pride in institution PACE Custom #14 (IR) 81%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
B.4. Connections within Service Area
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Service area credit headcount (unduplicated) Enrollment Report (IR) 1220
(out of 1754 total)

Fall 2015
b. Service area non-credit headcount (duplicated) WFD Reporting Matrix; Non-Credit Enrollment Reports (IR) 3137
Workforce/PVCE

2015-16
c. Number of institutional partnerships Partnership Report (IR) 344

2015-16

C. Environment

C.1. Up-to-date technology
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Bandwidth sufficiency Cacti Network Monitoring Software (CS) Maxed out bandwidth: 0 days

FY16
b. Employee satisfaction with college technology Survey needed Developing survey
c. Student satisfaction with college technology Survey needed Developing survey
C.2. Up-to-date facilities
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Efficiency of facilities NACUBO Key Facilities Metrics Executive Level Dashboards (VPAS) Energy BTU per Total Gross Square Footage (GSF)
NWC: 26.6487K

Energy Million BTU per Student FTE
NWC: 14.03
Carnegie Class-Assoc: 17.47

Electrical Kilowatt Hours per Total GSF
NWC: 6.39
Carnegie Class-Assoc: 10.58

Electrical Kilowatt Hours per Student FTE
NWC: 3.36K
Carnegie Class-Assoc: 1.47K

FY15
b. Effective use of space Wyoming Space Needs Model (VPAS) NWC Total Existing ASF: 408,739
ASF=assignable square feet

NWC Eligible Existing ASF: 320,477
WY Standard ASF: 256,835

Surplus ASF over Standard: 63,642

Fall 2015
c. Employee satisfaction with college facilities PACE Custom #17 (IR) 71%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

PACE 2016
d. Student satisfaction with college facilities CCSSE Custom #6 (IR) 94%
Satisfied/Very Satisfied

CCSSE 2015
C.3. Sound financial practices
Measure Description Source Current Result
a. Number of material findings on annual audit Annual Audit Report (VPAS) 0 findings

FY16
b. Cost per FTE Student National Community College Benchmark Project, Form 20A (IR) $9,494
WY CC Percentile: 83%
National Percentile: 92%

NCCBP 2016