Participate in the largest and most comprehensive workplace study in higher education.
The Great Colleges to Work For Program - sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC, a leader in assessing workplace quality - provides senior-level administrators and academic leaders with insights on the quality of the workplace experience and the competitiveness of their workplace policies.
With nearly 700 participating institutions in total, Great Colleges to Work For delivers valuable benchmarking information for presidents, faculty chairs, communications, and human resource professionals that participate.
Benefits of participating include:
- Gaining valuable exposure in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Academic Workplace supplement. Click here to view the 2012 supplement and learn more about the program.
- Boosting recruitment and retention of the best faculty, administrators and staff. According to one school, “[The Great Colleges recognition] had an immediate and positive impact on our ability to recruit high-quality faculty.” According to another, “We did end up being recognized which not only was the cause for great celebration on campus but also provided support for some of our marketing and retention initiatives.” Click here to see how schools have promoted their achievement.
- Improving awareness and outcomes by understanding both your institution’s strengths and its weaknesses. To learn about reports, both those that are included for free and others that are available for purchase, click here .
- Enhancing strategic planning by benchmarking against your peers and seeing how you compare. As explained by one participant, “The Great Colleges program provided us with information critical to our ongoing efforts to build and maintain an exceptional work environment… and provided validation for many of our programs and initiatives.”
- Capitalizing on your school’s participation with several customization options. Click here to learn more.
There is no cost to participate. The program is open to most non-profit higher education institutions with a total student enrollment of at least 500 in the fall. Click here to view institutions that were recognized.
The Chronicle and ModernThink reserve the right to limit the number of participants and/or place certain restrictions (e.g., minimum size thresholds) on schools that will be eligible for recognition. Click here to register!