What Makes a Great College Workplace?

The Chronicle identified 12 features of excellent academic workplaces and asked faculty and staff at colleges of all sizes and types from across the country to assess their employers in those terms. Choose a category and see which colleges excel in that area.

12 Key Features

 

LEADERSHIP

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  • Collaborative Governance
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Supervisor or Department-Chair Relationship
 

CAREERS

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  • Professional/Career-Development Programs
  • Teaching Environment
  • Tenure Clarity and Process
 

COMPENSATION

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  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Respect and Appreciation
 

THE WORKPLACE

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  • Diversity
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Work/Life Balance
 

Honor Roll

The colleges recognized in the greatest number of categories.

 

Pick Your Priorities

See the colleges honored in the categories most important to you.

 

Map

View every recognized college on an interactive US map.

 

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The fourth Great Colleges to Work For survey is the largest yet, highlighting 111 institutions that show excellence in categories, like "work/life balance" and "teaching environment," that put them among the best academic workplaces.