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Program Background

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 16th anniversary of the Great Colleges to Work For Read More »

Profile of New Hires

By Karen Kukulka, ModernThink Chief Operating Officer In the past three years, we at Great Colleges have seen the number of respondents who reported working at their institutions for less than one year grow — from representing 5% of our total respondents to 9% of our total respondents. Comparatively, respondents with more than 25 years 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.