BEVERLY, Mass., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicott College is a great college to work for, according to a new survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its ninth annual report on The Academic Workplace.
Endicott won honors in nine out of 12 categories this year: Collaborative Governance; Compensation & Benefits; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; Professional/Career Development Programs; Respect and Appreciation; Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship; and Teaching Environment (Faculty Only). Endicott is also once again one of 42 institutions on the Honor Roll.
Last year Endicott was listed in six categories – the new recognitions are Job Satisfaction, Professional/ Career Development, and Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship.
"Endicott has grown tremendously over the past 20 years, but it's always been important for us to keep the small-town feel as we expand," said Endicott College President Richard E. Wylie. "You can really feel it when you step onto campus – each of our dedicated employees and phenomenal faculty are an integral part of an interconnected family. When people care about each other, when they know they are a part of every triumph, success transfers to something much bigger, and I think that really stands out in these survey results."
Only 93 of the 281 colleges and universities that applied for the program achieved "Great College to Work For" recognition: 68 four-year institutions and 25 two-year institutions. Results are reported for small, medium, and large institutions, with Endicott included among the medium universities with 3,000 to 9,999 students.
The survey results are based on a two-part assessment process: an institutional audit that captured demographics and workplace policies, and a survey administered to faculty, administrators, and professional support staff.
For more information and to view all the results of the survey, visit The Chronicle's Web site at http://chroniclegreatcolleges.com.
About Endicott College
Located in Beverly, Massachusetts on 235 acres of oceanfront property, Endicott College offers doctorate, master's and bachelor degree programs in the professional and liberal arts. Founded in 1939, Endicott provides an education built upon a combination of theory and practice, which is tested through internships and work experience. Studying at the Beverly campus, regionally, and internationally are approximately 2,650 undergraduate and 2,350 adult and graduate students. www.endicott.edu.
Erin Dougherty Hatch
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