Great Colleges to Work For 2008: How the Survey Was Conducted

The results of The Chronicle of Higher Education's survey of Great Colleges to Work For are based on responses from more than 15,000 administrators, faculty members, and staff members at 89 colleges and universities.

The assessment process, which also included an analysis of demographic data and workplace policies at each participating college or university, was administered by ModernThink LLC, a human-resources-consulting firm that has conducted many "Best Places to Work" surveys for