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'Great Colleges' Survey Deadline Is April 13

March 24, 2015
SHSU Media Contact: Jennifer Gauntt

Sam Houston State University faculty and staff members should be on the lookout for the annual “Great Colleges To Work For” surveys, which hit email inboxes March 16.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education—one of the nation’s most recognized sources of news about colleges and universities—annually polls 43,000 university employees on things such as institutional benefits, job satisfaction and senior leadership.       

Only 92 of 278 institutions achieved "Great College To Work For" designation last year; SHSU has been recognized as a “Great College To Work For” for five consecutive years. SHSU also was named to the Chronicle’s "Honor Roll," highlighting institutions that earned the most recognition.

The survey solicits feedback on a broad range of themes, including job satisfaction and support, teaching environment, facilities, security, compensation and benefits, college governance, and internal communications.

“Feedback from this survey helps faculty and staff mold the culture of excellence they wish to see here at Sam,” said SHSU President Dana G. Hoyt. “Your opinions matter; they help us know what we're doing right and what needs improvement.”

Faculty and staff who are randomly selected to participate in the survey have until April 13 to voice their opinions online. The email indicating those who were selected to participate this year will come from ModernThink.

For more information, contact Bruce O’Neal, director for Marketing and Communications, at 936.294.1833.

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