For the fourth year in a row, Eastern has been named as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results in The Chronicle's fifth annual report on The Academic Workplace were based on a survey of more than 46,000 employees at 294 colleges and universities.
In all, only 103 of the 294 institutions achieved "Great College to Work For" recognition for specific best practices and policies. Eastern won honors in three categories this year: "Collaborative Governance"; "Compensation and Benefits"; "Facilities, Workspaces and Security."
"We are honored to be included in 'Great Colleges to Work For'," said Eastern President Elsa Núñez. "Receiving this national recognition once again from the Chronicle of Higher Education is very gratifying, especially given our high ranking in three important areas of campus operations. The spirit of collaboration that exists on our campus is a strength that helps us better serve our students and the State of Connecticut."