WACO (July 22, 2013)--The “Chronicle of Higher Education,” a weekly newspaper based in Washington, D.C., has named Baylor University among the "great colleges to work for" giving it honor roll status.
The distinction is Baylor’s third in a row with only 42 of 97 universities to achieve honor roll status.
The university was recognized in 11 categories this year, one of two universities to do so.
97 institutions achieved the “great college to work for” honor.
Results are based on a surveys from employees at 300 campuses.
Baylor was noted for its collaborative governance, career-development programs, compensation, job satisfaction, work/life balance, confidence in senior leadership, respect and appreciation and more.
According to a Baylor spokesperson, the university was also recognized for their campus-wide wellness initiative, Naturally Slim, in which participating employees have lost nearly 3,500 pounds since the program began about a year ago.
Baylor was elevated to honor roll status in 2011.