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Building the New

The passage of time has been especially challenging for me to mark over the last two and half years. On the one hand, the start of the pandemic in March 2020 seems like it was just yesterday, and on the other hand, it feels like a lifetime ago. The Covid-19 pandemic, the increasingly polarized and Read More »

How the Survey Was Conducted

The Great Colleges to Work For® program was designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understand the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture in higher education. This year marked the 15th anniversary of the Great Colleges to Work For® Read More »

Great Colleges Program Upgrades

By Director of Operations, Karen Kukulka The world is looking very different these days, and that means higher education is changing as well. In an effort to deliver the most timely and thorough workplace engagement survey possible to our clients, we have redesigned our ModernThink Higher Education Insight Survey© to better align with the current Read More »

President David Hinds

Courage At the Top – Victoria College

An excerpt from an article entitled “Courage at the Top” included as part of the 2019 ModernThink Higher Education Trend Report, a free report given to all Great Colleges participants. INTRODUCTION Through our survey, we’ve been able to identify a number of differentiating qualities of truly great workplaces. One overarching theme is the critical role Read More »

Idea Gallery

Colleges across the country use their Great College to Work For® recognition to thank employees and highlight their achievement within their communities. You’ve worked hard to create an outstanding work environment – now it’s time to celebrate. See our Idea Gallery below for inspiration on how you might celebrate your institution’s recognition.