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Assessment for Course Placement


The committee shall include college and university faculty, academic and student affairs staff, and students.  The committee shall periodically review national assessment instruments and submit recommendations to the vice chancellor on the following:

  • The instrument to be designated as the system-endorsed placement instrument

  • The minimum scores on the system-endorsed placement instrument for placement into courses at the developmental or college level

  • Changes to board policy and system procedure related to assessment

  • Other items as needed to address consistency of assessment and placement practices at system colleges and universities.


MSCF Committee Members:

  • Sara McDonald (Ridgewater)

  • Celia Martin Meija (St. Paul)

  • Laura Funke (Inver Hills)

  • Beth Hentges (Century)

  • Jami Jones (Anoka Ramsey - Coon Rapids)

  • Katie Smieja (St. Cloud)

  • Mark Ahrens (Normandale)

  • Natasha Fleischman (St. Paul)

  • Carrie Naughton (Inver Hills)

  • Joe Erickson (Anoka Ramsey)

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