Babson among three Massachusetts colleges recognized as exceptional workplaces

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The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Babson College to the 2014 Great Colleges to Work For® list. Babson is among 92 colleges recognized by the Chronicle’s 7th annual survey.

The Chronicle honored Babson for achievements in the following categories:

  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Supervisor or Department-Chair Relationship
  • Work/Life Balance

Highlights from the Employee Survey Results:

  • 93% are actively engaged in the work we do
  • 87% understand how we contribute to the College’s mission
  • 88% have a good relationship with their manager/division chair
  • 90% believe we are supportive of our colleagues regardless of heritage or background
  • 87% feel our managers support our efforts to balance our work and personal lives
  • 93% believe the institution takes reasonable steps to provide a safe and secure environment for the campus

“I know our entire community is committed to working together to build on the strong foundation which is already in place and shares the same goal of making Babson even better tomorrow than it is today,” said President Kerry Healey.

The annual Great Colleges to Work For survey was administered and compiled by ModernThink LLC for The Chronicle.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Lindsey Cunningham, , 781-239-4548 | 07/21/2014 11:15