University of Vermont

Leading Diversity Publication Again Names University of Vermont Student Affairs a Top Workplace

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For the fourth year in a row, the University of Vermont been selected as one of the “most promising places to work in student affairs” by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, a leading higher education publication. The findings will be published in the March 23 edition of the magazine.

 “It’s is an honor to again be included on this select list,” said Annie Stevens, UVM’s vice provost for student affairs. “It validates that the steps we have taken to make the Office of Students Affairs a welcoming environment that offers staff fulfilling work and the opportunity to grow and succeed has been a success.” 

Through partnerships with the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at The Ohio State University and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA)—College Student Educators International, Diverse is able to report this important research to the public.

With a focus on workplace diversity, staffing practices and the work environment, the CHEE research team used a web-based survey approach to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary/benefits, and professional development opportunities, to name a few.

The list of 18 most promising places to work in student affairs (in alphabetical order) is:

  • Bellarmine University 
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Channel Islands 
  • College of William & Mary
  • Hofstra University 
  • Indiana University Southeast
  • Lynn University 
  • Miami University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Olivet College 
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Saint Louis University 
  • Shepherd University 
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • University of Vermont
  • University of West Georgia 
  • Virginia Tech

For more than three decades, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has been one of America’s premier sources of timely news, provocative commentary, insightful interviews, and in-depth special reports on diversity in higher education.