Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College has been recognized by ModernThink as a 2022 Great College to Work For. The College is listed as an exceptional workplace based on its rankings in mission and pride and confidence in senior leadership. Only 46 four-year institutions nationally received the Great College to Work For designation this year.
“We’re extremely proud to receive this recognition from ModernThink,” said John McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius. “I am constantly inspired by the passion that Mount Aloysius employees have for the college, our students, and our mission. This success is impacting everything at the College, as evidenced by our 9 percent growth in new student enrollment on the first day of classes this year.”
Mission and pride recognition is given to institutions where employees have a high understanding of the institution’s mission and how their jobs affect the mission, as well as pride in the institution and the willingness to recommend the institution to job seekers. Recognition for confidence in senior leadership is based on the expressed confidence of employees in the capabilities and credibility of the most senior members of the institution.
The Great Colleges to Work For program assesses institutions in two steps. The first is a survey sent to faculty and staff asking them to rank a variety of aspects of working at an institution. This year’s survey yielded a 60% response rate from Mount Aloysius employees. The second is a questionnaire that captures employment data and workplace policies and practices. Feedback from employees is the principal factor in determining whether an institution is considered a Great College to Work For.
212 total colleges and universities, including 130 four-year institutions, participated in the Great Colleges to Work For program in 2022. There are 10 total recognition categories. Mount Aloysius will be featured in a special insert in the September 2022 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.