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Wayne State University Named a "2010 Great College to Work For"

July 26, 2010

Honor by The Chronicle of Higher Education puts WSU in elite company

DETROIT - Wayne State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The results, released today in The Chronicle's third annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 42,000 employees at 277 colleges and universities.

In all, only 97 of the 277 institutions achieved "Great College to Work For" recognition for specific best practices and policies. Results are reported for small, medium, and large institutions, with Wayne State included among the large universities with 10,000 or more students.

Wayne State won honors the following category this year:

  • Compensation and Benefits

The survey results are based on a two-part assessment process: an institutional audit that captured demographics and workplace policies from each institution, and a survey administered to faculty, administrators, and professional support staff. The primary factor in deciding whether an institution received recognition was the employee feedback.

For more information and to view all the results of the survey, visit The Chronicle's website at http://chronicle.com/academicworkplace.

Wayne State University is a premier urban research university offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students.


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