Our institution is participating in The Chronicle’s Great Colleges to Work For program, a study designed to gather benchmarking data within higher education and to recognize institutions that have built great workplaces.
Part of the program involves an employee survey distributed to a random sample of each institution’s full-time Faculty, Administrators, Exempt and Non-exempt Staff. An invitation to take this survey was sent by email from firstname.lastname@example.org to a random selection of our employees on March 18, 2013. The deadline to complete the survey is Monday, April 15, 2013.
We want to extend a thank you to those of you who have already completed the survey. ModernThink has reported that our response rate of 23% to date is above the average response rate of 19%. We appreciate you taking the time to share your views and opinions.
If you have not yet completed the survey, please take a moment to do so. We value your feedback. The results will be factored into the overall scoring process that will ultimately determine the institutions recognized. The Chronicle will publish the findings this summer in a special Academic Workplace supplement, due to be released at the end of July.
We encourage everyone’s participation! A high response rate helps ensure accurate results and demonstrates the commitment of our workforce. Whether or not our institution is recognized, we can learn from the feedback and make improvements for our future.
Thank you in advance for your participation. Please visit ChronicleGreatcolleges.com if you have any questions.
The Campus Climate survey opens February 13 and will be available until March 5. Please take the 15-20 minutes to take this confidential and anonymous survey and share your feedback about working at Washington and Lee! The survey is part of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ program, but the survey this year is customized – allowing us to survey all employees.
Questions about the survey? Contact Mary Katherine Snead (8355). Questions about this survey as research or your rights as a research participant? Contact Claudette Artwick (8865).