Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.83
Liaison Katie Wall
Submission Date March 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Lees-McRae College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.55 / 8.00 Katie Wall
Program Coordinator
Outdoor Recreation Management
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:
Yes

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:
Sustainability-supportive

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

Responsible Community - Part of Strategic Plan

To educate its students and be part of a vibrant citizenry, the college will exemplify stewardship, accountability, and concern. The institution will model a responsible community, creating intentional and meaningful connections with its students, faculty, and staff, and serving as a strong citizen and steward through service and outreach.

Priority Initiatives

Deepen the college’s academic community of learning by creating opportunities that enrich and expand intellectual life beyond the classroom.

Develop and implement summer and inter-term programs that expand the college’s educational opportunities for students.

Deepen the diversity, equity, and inclusion ethos of the college through education, policies, and practices, including establishing an office for leadership of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

Develop and implement an appropriate environmental sustainability ethos through education, policies and practices across academics, student/faculty/staff engagement, operations and planning, and administration.

Expand the concept of wellness on campus through intentional programming for physical, mental/emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual wellness.

With intention, extend the responsible community ethos into the larger community through service, outreach, and the provision of community events.

https://www.lmc.edu/about/strategic-plan-2030/responsible-community.htm#register


Total number of graduates from degree programs:
207

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
66

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Review of course catalog.
Information requested from school Deans and Registrar.
Final list reviewed by school Deans and Provost.


A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

Wildlife Biology
Business Administration
Outdoor Recreation Management

I have provided you with 2019-2021 data below, but please utilize the year in which you used for the rest of the reporting data. Additionally, I know the definition noted degree programs could include minors, concentrations, etc., but I would like to keep our counts consistent with IPEDS when possible. Thus, the following three years of IPEDS data only include 1st majors awarded which follow our IPEDS reporting requirements.

2021-22 IPEDS Completions Report: Number of students who earned awards between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 for the requested programs:

Wildlife Biology: 35
Business Administration: 16 MNC + 9 ONL = 25
Outdoor Recreation Management: 6
Total Bachelors: 206
Total Masters: 1

2020-21 IPEDS Completions Report: Number of students who earned awards between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020 for the requested programs:

Wildlife Biology: 29
Business Administration: 13 MNC + 9 ONL = 22
Outdoor Recreation Management: 2
Total Bachelors: 222

2019-20 IPEDS Completions Report: Number of students who earned awards between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 for the requested programs:

Wildlife Biology: 35
Business Administration: 25 (Since this was before my time I do not know the breakdown of MNC versus ONL - if you need me to find out, please let me know)
Outdoor Recreation Management: 0
Total Bachelors: 229


Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):
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Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:
31.88

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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