Westminster Named “2011 Great College to Work For”
The Chronicle of Higher Education Recognizes Westminster for employee satisfaction
SALT LAKE CITY - Westminster College has been selected as one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2011 “Great Colleges to Work For.” This is the third consecutive year Westminster received the honor. Westminster was also named to the Chronicle’s 2011 Honor Roll.
The Chronicle released its fourth annual report on academic workplaces, based on a survey of nearly 44,000 employees at 310 colleges and universities. Westminster is among the top 111 institutions to earn the recognition.
Westminster employees gave the college high marks in eight different categories, including work/life balance and supervisor relationships. In the survey Westminster employees lauded the school for the following dimensions:
• Opportunities for career advancement
• Commitment to innovative teaching
• Pay and benefits
• Its beautiful and safe campus environment
• Its respect and appreciation for the contribution of all employees.
“While many schools struggle to maintain quality and meet financial responsibilities, Westminster is committed to providing an active learning environment for our students.” said Westminster President Michael Bassis. “We invest in our people to ensure students connect with talented and motivated educators. We are honored to be recognized for our innovations in making Westminster both a great place to work, and a great place to learn.”
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2001 “Great Colleges to Work For” survey is available on their website www.chronicle.com
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July 25, 2011
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit www.westminstercollege.edu or follow WestminsterSLC on Twitter.