Author Archives: Richard Boyer

Leading in Good Times and Bad

The 2020 Great Colleges to Work For program officially launched the faculty/staff survey on March 9th. By the end of that week, colleges across the country announced their plans to send students home for the semester and transition to remote learning options. The situation was unprecedented and for many institutions, largely unanticipated in any of Read More »

Great Colleges Survey Extended

At ModernThink we pride ourselves in partnering with clients, not just being another vendor. In light of the many challenges presented by COVID-19, we want to support, however we can, all Great Colleges program participants navigating the unforeseen and unprecedented challenges we now face. As we continue to monitor the impact of this virus on Read More »

The Uniting Impact of Institutional Values

By Rich Boyer, ModernThink Managing Partner   Regardless of where one stands on the political spectrum, there is widespread consensus that the civility and quality of our dialogue has deteriorated in recent years. Whether it be the sheer intensity of the rhetoric, the unwillingness to find common ground, the lack of empathy (and even basic Read More »

2018 Great Colleges Announced!

2018 marks the eleventh year of the Great Colleges to Work For® program. Each year, the Great Colleges program surveys faculty and staff of higher education institutions across the United States to provide senior-level administrators and academic leaders with insights on the quality of the workplace experience and the competitiveness of their institution’s policies and benefits. In Read More »