• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctorate/Research Universities [RU/VH, RU/H, DRU]
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: 3,000-9,999

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Shared Governance
  • Faculty Experience
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

Widener University is a great place to work thanks to dedicated people who care deeply about their work, sharing a singular focus on student transformation and success. Employees participate enthusiastically and collaboratively to achieve University goals and their accomplishments are recognized and rewarded. Professional and leadership development opportunities abound as do opportunities to get involved in making a difference on campus, locally and internationally. It's no wonder we call ourselves the "Widener Pride".

Employee Comment

I appreciate that members of this community take pride in working here and enthusiastically collaborate with one another. There are various opportunities to learn from each other through lectures, workshops, town halls, and division retreats. President Robertson has an infectious, positive spirit that motivates those around her. Widener is an inspiring place to be and work!

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 110
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 192
  • Full-time Faculty: 276
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 269
  • Adjunct Faculty: 359

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $133,397
  • Full-time Faculty: $90,342
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $68,478
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $39,700

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 7%
  • Full-time Staff: 24%
  • 5 Years Recognized

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